Synopses & Reviews
The PETERSON FIRST GUIDE TO FISHES features 220 common and conspicuous fishes of North America, with full-color illustrations and a clear, precise description of each. The Peterson Identification System uses arrows on the illustrations and italics in the descriptions to make identifying the fish easy. Peterson First Guides are ideal for beginners.
About the Author
Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.