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Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico: Texas, Louisiana, and Adjacent Waters, Second Edition (W. L. Moody Jr. Natural History Series)

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This book is the second of two volumes that cover the entire fish fauna of the Gulf of Mexico. It includes the orders Scorpaeniformes, Perciformes, Pleuronectiformes, and Tetraodontiformes. Keys and descriptions are provided for the families, which are arranged phylogenetically, and for the species, which are arranged alphabetically, described (including distribution and life history), and distinguished from similar species. All but a few species are illustrated. The volume also includes a biogeographical synopsis of the fishes of the Gulf of Mexico.

This book is the first of two volumes that will cover the entire fish fauna of the Gulf of Mexico. An introductory section that outlines the Gulf's geographical setting, geological origin, current patterns, tides, sediments, meteorology, ecology, and biological exploration is followed by a key for the forty-four orders of fishes known from the Gulf. Keys and descriptions are provided for families, which are arranged phylogenetically, and for the species, which are arranged alphabetically, described, and distinguished from similar species. All but a few species are illustrated.

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Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico: Texas, Louisiana, and Adjacent Waters
Hinton Dickson Hoese,Richard H. Moore
Snippet view - 1977

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For 20 years, FISHES OF THE GULF OF MEXICO has been the premier reference for identifying and classifying fish of northern Gulf waters. This revised edition is based on two decades of research and greater attention to deepwater habitats. It now provides accounts of 539 species, with information on 62 species not covered in the first edition. Line art. 547 color photos.

This book is the first of two volumes that will cover the entire fish fauna of the Gulf of Mexico. An introductory section that outlines the Gulf's geographical setting, geological origin, current patterns, tides, sediments, meteorology, ecology, and biological exploration is followed by a key for the forty-four orders of fishes known from the Gulf. Keys and descriptions are provided for families, which are arranged phylogenetically, and for the species, which are arranged alphabetically, described, and distinguished from similar species. All but a few species are illustrated.