This introductory, species-by-species guide to 160 of the most common freshwater and saltwater fish in northern Europe is the perfect book for helping you identify fish and learn more about the most common species. It is ideal for people who enjoy to fish as well as those looking for an introduction to the biology and identification of fish. Advice on how to identify and classify species is included, as well as a introduction to the natural history of fresh and saltwater fish and general information such as left and right handedness of flatfish. Specific information on each species includes where it can be found, its habitat, what it eats, and its color. Each entry is illustrated with a photograph of the fish in its natural habitat and artwork to emphasize details and coloring. From sharks and rays to mullet, trout, and salmon, Gem Fish is a concise, easy-to-use guide to the wildlife of our seas and rivers.
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Michael Pritchard was born in England, and currently lives in Holland. Before his retirement he was a journalist and sportfishing consultant and he has authored, edited and co-authored 16 books on sportfishing and species recognition, including Collins Encyclopedia of Fishing. As a director, camerman and author he has been involved in the making of twelve documentaries about fishing around the world. He currently teaches ceramics in an arts centre. His hobbies include the Natural History of fish and aquatic mammals, sportfishing, and each year he travels to the Atlantic coast of Ireland.
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Book Description HarperCollins UK, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007180136