Author: John E. Randall,Gerald R. Allen,Roger C. Steene
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Illustrated with colour underwater photographs, this reference work covers over 1000 species of fish. The fish are divided into family sections based on the traditional system of phylogeny, and each family is introduced with information on food habits, reproduction and distribution.
Caribbean, Indian Ocean, and Pacific Ocean : Including the Red Sea
Author: Ewald Lieske,Robert F. Myers
Category: Coral reef fishes
This is a handy guide to all fishes that are likely to be observed by anybody visiting or diving on the coral reefs of the Indo-Pacific and the western Atlantic Oceans to a depth of sixty meters. Accessible to amateur marine life enthusiasts, this book is the first comprehensive guide of its kind. It enables the reader quickly to identify 2,074 species of fish and includes over 2,500 color illustrations depicting the major forms of each species--male, female, immature, or geographical varieties. Here coral reef is used broadly to include areas adjacent to reefs where corals may occur, such as harbors, bays, and rocky tidepools as well as reef-associated habitats such as seagrass beds, sandy expanses, and open rocky bottoms. The text begins with a valuable introduction to such topics as the coral reef environment, habitats, ecology, social interactions, conservation, and dangerous marine fishes. Of particular interest is a section offering pointers on identifying fish. The text proceeds according to region, depicting each species and its varieties, and offering information on its geographic range and where on the coral reef itself the fish may be found. Important identification characteristics are highlighted on every color plate.
Coral reef ecology by Peter Harrison,Alex Misiewicz
A new and updated edition of this popular title. Visitors are astonished at the profusion of marine life that exists in this biodiversity hot-spot, which encompasses Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Sudan, Eritrea, Djibouti and Yemen. This concise, easy-to-follow field guide to 250 species of fish, corals and marine invertebrates is an essential companion for anyone interested in this fascinating underwater world, from the casual snorkeller to the most experienced diver. It includes stunning colour photographs of each species, as well as concise and informative text and at-a-glance symbols summarising habitat, diet and behaviour. A visual key to fish families at the start of the book aids the quick location and identification of species.
Business & Economics by Ramón Bonfil,Mohamed Abdallah
This volume presents a fully illustrated field guide for the identification of the sharks and rays most relevant to the fisheries of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden. An extensive literature review and two field surveys in the region were carried out for the preparation of this document. A total of 49 sharks and 45 batoids reliably reported for the region are listed and those common in the fisheries or likely to be found through fisheries operations are fully treated. The guide includes sections on technical terms and measurements for sharks and batoids, and fully illustrated keys to those orders and families that occur in the region. Color plates for a large number of the species are included.
This book provides a guide to some of the many commercial fish of the Eritrean Red Sea and the marine environment they inhabit. This guide is designed as a working tool for fishery workers, investors and a general reader who is interested in identifying some of the many different fish species of the Eritrean Red Sea. This book will play a part in the wise and sustainable exploitation of the fishery’s resources of the country and hence contribute to global, regional and local conservation of the fishery resources. A total of 221 species belonging to 63 families from crustaceans, cephalopods, cartilaginous and bony fishes (including ornamental fishes) are described and illustrated with their color pictures. This book is based on many years of research data collected in the Eritrean fisheries database.
The Red Sea has over 1,000 species of invertebrate and over 200 species of soft and hard coral, forming the basis of a marine eco-system which includes 1,100 species of fish, of which just under 20% are endemic. The high level of endemism is one of the main factors that makes scuba diving in Egypt so attractive. The dive sites offer unobstructed opportunities to spot tropical marine life in crystal-clear waters, ranging from sharks and dolphins to gorgonian fans and feather-stars. Diving types include shallow patch reefs, drift dives and walls, and a collection of some of the most interesting wrecks you are likely to find anywhere, including the world-famous Carnatic and Thistlegorm wrecks. Many of the reefs stretch out far into the sea and form intricate labyrinths of plateaus, lagoons, caves and gardens. Divided into three parts, the book provides a general introduction to diving and snorkelling in the Red Sea including what to expect and where to base yourself; a guide to the best sites for diving and snorkelling; and a photographic identification of 280 of the most common species of marine life covering fish, invertebrates, corals and megafauna. For all those who plan to spend time in or on the waters of the Red Sea, this is the perfect, pocket-sized guide.
Business & Economics by Culinary Institute of America,Mark Ainsworth
Author: Culinary Institute of America,Mark Ainsworth
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Category: Business & Economics
Kitchen Pro Series: Guide to Fish and Seafood Identification, Fabrication, and Utilization is the definitive guide to purchasing and fabricating fish and shellfish for professional chefs, foodservice personnel, culinarians, and food enthusiasts. Part of the CIA's new Kitchen Pro Series focusing on kitchen preparation skills, this invaluable resource features helpful storage information, basic preparation methods, and recipes that will allow professional and home chefs to fabricate well-prepared fish and seafood. Throughout this lavishly illustrated text, The Culinary Institute of America's Chef Mark Ainsworth offers readers a satisfying alternative to meat by educating them about how to purchase and prepare healthy and delicious fish and seafood dishes. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The Complete Guide to Saltwater Fishing is the most authoritative handbook compiled on North America's most popular saltwater game fish. Over 125 species are included. Details on each fish include its range, average weight, current IGFA record information, and other pertinent identification data. Ristori covers all types of ultra-light rods and reels; medium, heavy spinning, and baitcasting gear; and equipment for fly fishing enthusiasts, too. He also talks about terminal tackle, including monofilament, fly lines, leadcore, wire, hooks, and lures. An entire chapter is dedicated to helping anglers better understand the ever-changing waters they're fishing and the importance of discovering the variables that dictate where fish may be and when they'll be feeding. He even includes the latest tips on shore fishing.
Publisher: Scientific Research Publishing, Inc. USA
Yuri Latypov first observed live corals in Australia about 30 years ago and was struck by the beautiful growth and diversity of these remarkable animals. Since then he has had the opportunity to look and study at corals and coral reefs throughout the world from Australia’s Great Barrier Reef up to Seychelles. He spent more than 3,000 hours underwater. He has conducted fundamental and applied research on coral in many places and has published the results of these studies in different scientific journals, 5 books and conference proceedings. Dr. Latypov gives especial attention to studying of corals and reefs of Vietnam. Last year he investigated opportunities of restoration of reef communities and carried out experiments on artificial cultivation and rehabilitation of corals on the Vietnamese reefs.
"Species accounts are headed by the English common name, the scientific name, the author or authors who described the fish, and the date of the description. This is followed by a concise list of the characteristics needed to identify the species, the total length it attains, its distribution, habitat, and in summary form what may be known of its biology. More than 600 references are given for those seeking more information on individual species. The introduction contains a two-page color spread of the main external features of fishes. An extensive glossary of scientific terms precedes the index.".
Author: Jeffrey Martin Leis,Brooke M. Carson-Ewart
The second volume in the Fauna Malesiana book series gives an extensive overview of the larval development of 124 families of fishes, many of them of importance for both fishery and from ecological perspectives. The families that are described originate from the center of global marine biodiversity: the tropical Indo-Pacific Oceans, a region rich in coral reefs, as well as mangrove, estuarine, and coastal shelf habitats. The identification guide not only documents the ontogeny of these fishes but also provides the means to identify these extraordinarily diverse larvae to the level of family. The book offers a wealth of instructive and detailed figures and illustrations (219 plates, each consisting of approximately 4 figures) for enabling the identification of these families and their larval specialization.
Social Science by David Addison,Rintaro Ono,Alex Morrison
Although historic sources provide information on recent centuries, archaeology can contribute longer term understandings of pre-industrial marine exploitation in the Indo-Pacific region, providing valuable baseline data for evaluating contemporary ecological trends. This volume contains eleven papers which constitute a diverse but coherent collection on past and present marine resource use in the Indo-Pacific region, within a human-ecological perspective. The geographical focus extends from Eastern Asia, mainly Japan and Insular Southeast Asia (especially the Philippines) to the tropical Pacific (Micronesia, Melanesia, and Polynesia) and outlying sites in coastal Tanzania (Indian Ocean) and coastal California (North Pacific). The volume is divided thematically and temporally into four parts: Part 1, Prehistoric and historic marine resource use in the Indo-Pacific Region; Part 2, Specific marine resource use in the Pacific and Asia; Part 3, Marine use and material culture in the Western Pacific; and Part 4, Modern marine use and resource management.
The hope is that this field guide, along with its companion, volume 1, will be useful resources for snorkelers, divers, and all those interested in marine life in expanding their knowledge on identification of species found in the reef habitats of Sri Lanka.
Features a guide for over a thousand fish species that live along the American shores of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, with each fish's description including its biology, habitat, distribution, and size.
Marine fishes by Phillip C. Heemstra,Elaine Heemstra
This up-to-date guide to over 400 species of the fascinating fishes along the coast of southern Africa and features over 600 original paintings showing changes with growth and sexual differences in colour of many of the fishes. The species accounts include useful descriptions and other information enabling easy identification and comparison of similar species. The book is intended to assist in learning more about the biology and ecology of southern African marine fishes. A perfect companion to exploring the rich diversity of southern African shores. was co-editor (with Margaret Smith) of the comprehensive Smiths' Sea Fishes. As Phil and Elaine are scientific divers, they have done several fish survey expeditions together and work as an effective team in the field as well as in the laboratory.
A comprehensive guide to the sharks of the Red Sea. It contains information under the following headings: sharks and divers; where are sharks found on Red Sea coral reefs?; how likely is a diver to see a shark on a Red Sea reef? are the sharks seen on reefs confined to reefs?; is a shark doomed to swim or sink?; can sharks rest on the bottom?; sensory mechanisms; reproduction and development; sharks and their escorts; conservation; does the great white shark occur in the Red Sea?; diving with sharks; danger and diet; warning signs; attacking to feed; attacks on divers; time of day; does size matter?; feeding sharks; sharks and marine mammals; when things go wrong; safety tips.