Fishes of the Salish Sea: Puget Sound and the Straits of Georgia and Juan de Fuca

byTheodore Pietsch, James Wilder OrrIllustratorJoseph R. Tomelleri

August 6, 2019|
Fishes of the Salish Sea: Puget Sound and the Straits of Georgia and Juan de Fuca by Theodore Pietsch
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A comprehensive, visually stunning, scientifically accurate guide to the vast variety of fish species in the Salish Sea.

Fishes of the Salish Sea is the definitive guide to the fishes of Puget Sound and the Straits of Georgia and Juan de Fuca. Featuring striking illustrations of the Salish Sea’s 260 fish species by noted illustrator Joseph Tomelleri, this comprehensive three-volume set details the ecology and life history of each species, and recounts the region’s rich heritage of marine research and exploration.

Leading scientists Theodore Pietsch and James Wilder Orr present groups of fish populations based on classifications that reflect the most current scientific knowledge. Illustrated taxonomic keys facilitate fast and accurate species identification. These in-depth, yet accessible volumes will prove invaluable to marine biologists, natural resource managers, anglers, divers, students, and all who want to learn about, marvel over, and preserve the vibrant diversity of Salish Sea marine life.

Theodore W. Pietsch is professor emeritus in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences and curator emeritus of fishes at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, both at the University of Washington. He is the author of Oceanic Anglerfishes: Extraordinary Diversity in the Deep Sea and Trees of Life: A Visual History of Evoluti...
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Title:Fishes of the Salish Sea: Puget Sound and the Straits of Georgia and Juan de FucaFormat:Paper over BoardProduct dimensions:1032 pages, 9.5 X 10 X 2 inShipping dimensions:1032 pages, 9.5 X 10 X 2 inPublished:6 août 2019Publisher:Heritage House PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:177203293X

ISBN - 13:9781772032932

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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