The most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated guide to the coastal fishes of Bermuda, Bahamas, and the Caribbean Sea.
Capturing the remarkable diversity of fishes from estuaries, mangrove nurseries, coralline and rocky reefs to well offshore, this fully illustrated guide to the subtropical coast of Bermuda, the tropical waters of the Bahamas, and the entire Caribbean Sea is the most comprehensive guide of its kind. The combined work of award-winning marine science illustrator Val Kells and distinguished ichthyologists Luiz A. Rocha and Carole C. Baldwin, A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes of Bermuda, Bahamas, and the Caribbean Sea is the region's newest and most thorough fish identification guide available.
Whether you are an angler, scuba diver, snorkeler, traveler, naturalist, student, teacher, or researcher, you'll find both common and rare fishes to identify--each illustrated in lifelike detail. The book's coverage extends from inshore brackish waters to depths of about 200 meters.
Key features include:
- Over 1,470 illustrations of adults, juveniles, and other color variants
- Descriptions of 161 fish families and around 1,300 species
- Concise details about the features, range, and biology of each species
This guide is your go-to reference for fish identification on your boat, in your travel case, or on your bookshelf.