Sharks of North American Waters
By (author) Castro
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Sharks of North American Waters by Castro
Book DescriptionFor many years, brief encounters between sharks and humans could leave the latter with a vivid memory of the much-maligned fish but no convenient means of identifying it more specifically. With the publication of "The Sharks of North American Waters" in 1983, everyone from the experienced ichthyologist to the weekend angler had access to concise descriptions and accurate, detailed drawings in this handy field guide to more than one hundred species. All species that have been reported within five hundred nautical miles of U.S. and Canadian shores (plus a few deep-water species from adjacent areas) are illustrated, with summaries of diagnostic characteristics, similar species, geographic range, biology, reproduction, utility, and fishing methods. An illustrated key to the families of sharks, family descriptions, and species characteristics makes field identification simple. Also included is a general account of the evolution of sharks, their anatomy, reproduction, and distribution.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780890961438
(228mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Texas A & M University Press
Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
Publish Date: 15-Nov-1995
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Castro
JOSE I. CASTRO, Ph.D., who spent more than five years doing research for this book, is affiliated with the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Fisheries Science Center, in Miami, Florida.
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