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General Fish References


The General Fish References page lists books that can be found at many local libraries. These books are excellent sources of information about fishes and can be helpful in writing research articles and papers, plus, they are simply enjoyable to look through.

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Axelrod, H. R. and Vorderwinkler, W. (eds.). 1980. Encyclopedia of Tropical Fishes. T.F.H. Publications, Inc., Neptune City, New Jersey, 147p.

Cailliet, G. M.; Love, M. S., and Ebeling, A. E. 1986. Fishes: A Field and Laboratory Manual on Their Structure, Identification, and Natural History. Wadsworth Publishing Co., Belmont, CA, 194p.

Frank, S. 1971. Gran Enciclopedia Ilustrada de los Peces. Editorial Lectura, Caracas, Venezuela, 559p.

Frank, S. 1972. The Pictorial Encyclopedia of Fishes. Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited, London, 552p.

Grosvenor, M. B. (ed.) 1965. Wondrous World of Fishes. National Geographic Society; Washington, DC, 367p.

Helfman, G. S.; Collette, B. B., and Facey, D. E. 1997. The Diversity of Fishes. Blackwell Science, Malden, MA, 528p.

Herald, E. S. 1972. Fishes of North America. Doubleday and Company, Inc., New York, 254p.

Herald, E. S. 1961. Living Fishes of the World. Doubleday and Company, Inc., Garden City, New York, 304p.

Innes, W. T. 1966. Exotic Aquarium Fishes, 19th ed. Metaframe Corporation, Maywood, NJ, 593p.

Jordan, D. S. and Evermann, B. W. 1902. American Food and Game Fishes. Doubleday, Page and Co., New York, 572p.

Jordan, D. S. and Evermann, B. W. 1923. American Food and Game Fishes. Doubleday, Page and Company, Garden City, NY, 574p.

Jordan, D. S. and Evermann, B. W. 1969. American Food and Game Fishes. Dover Publications, Inc., New York, 574p.

Kyle, H. M. 1926. The Biology of Fishes. Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd., London, 396p.

La Gorce, J. O. (ed.). 1939. The Book of Fishes. National Geographic Society, Washington, DC, 367p.

La Gorce, J. O. (ed.). 1952. The Book of Fishes. National Geographic Society, Washington, DC, 339p.

Lagler, K. F.; Bardach, J. E., and Miller, R. R. 1962. Ichthyology, 1st ed. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 545p.

Lagler, K. F.; Bardach, J. E.; Miller, R. R., and May Passino, D. R. 1977. Ichthyology, 2nd ed. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 506p.

Le Danois, E. 1961. Fishes of the World. A.S. Barnes and Company, New York, 190p.

Marshall, N. B. 1965. The Life of Fishes. Redwood Press Limited, London, 402p.

McClane, A. J. 1973. New Standard Fishing Encyclopedia. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1156p.

Migdalski, E. C. 1958. Angler's Guide to the Salt Water Game Fishes. The Ronald Press Company, New York, 506p.

Migdalski, E. C. and Fichter, G. S. 1976. The Fresh and Salt Water Fishes of the World. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York, 316p.

Moyle, P. B. and Cech, J. J. 1982. Fishes: An Introduction to Ichthyology, 1st ed. Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 593p.

Nelson, J. S. 1976. Fishes of the World, 1st ed. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 416p.

Nelson, J. S. 1984. Fishes of the World, 2nd ed. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 523 p.

Nelson, J. S. 1994. Fishes of the World, 3rd ed. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 600p.

Norman, J. R. and Fraser, F. C. 1948. Giant Fishes, Whales and Dolphins. Putnam, London, 376p.

Norman, J. R. and Greenwood, P. H. 1963. A History of Fishes. Hill and Wang, New York, 398p.

Norman, J. R. and Greenwood, P. H. 1975. A History of Fishes, 3rd ed. Ernest Best Ltd., London, 467p.

Paxton, J. R. and Eschmeyer, W. N. (eds.). 1994. Encyclopedia of Fishes. Academic Press, San Diego, CA, 240p.

Roule, L. 1933. Fishes: Their Journeys and Migrations. W.W. Norton and Company Inc., New York, 270p.

Roule, L. 1935. Fishes: Their Ways of Life. George Routledge and Sons Ltd., London, 312p.

Sterba, G. 1967. Freshwater Fishes of the World. The Pet Library, Ltd., New York, 879p.

Vesey-Fitzgerald, B. 1949. Game Fish of the World. Nicholson and Watson, London, 446p.