AQUARIUM ECOLOGY. by Wachtel.
How to keep your aquarium clean and healthy for the fish through proper balance of light, temperature, and water and use of special filtering substances. Color photos, 128 pages.
Inventory = 20. ISBN: 0-87666-024-3. Order #: TFHP3563paper$14.95.
ATLANTIC AND GULF COASTS: Audubon Society Nature Guide. by William H. Amos and Stepen H. Amos.
Comprehensive field guide to birds, plants, seashore creatures, fishes, whales, and other natural wonders of North America's eastern shores. Includes birds; fishes, whales, and dolphins; insects and spiders; mammals; reptiles and amphibians; seashells; and seashore creatures. Color photos, 6781 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-394-73109-3. Order #: RAHO2721 paper$19.00.2.95.
COLORADO GREENBACK CUTTHROAT TROUT: a fisherman's guide. by Jim Rubingh &
Once thought to be extinct, now the famed Colorado greenback cutthroat trout can be caught in many Colorado waters. Learn about the fish's biology, history, and recovery along with information on where and how to catch this trout. Gives tables of waters stocked and when as the species was redistributed and provides hiking directions to places to fish for these cutthroats, with distances, elevations, quality ratings, and notes on other species. Includes catch rates, camping information. Color photographs, maps, 132 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-1-57188-447-3. 2009. Order #:FRAM8963 paper$19.95.
COMMERCIAL FISHING ON ISLE ROYALE: 1800-1967. by Lawrence Rakestraw.
Fishing industry and its methods of netting, use of both sail and gasoline boats on Isle Royale (now a national park in Michigan) in Lake Superior during 1800-1967.Drawings, maps, historical photos, 24 pages.
Inventory = 1.ISBN: None. 1968. Order #: ISRO2232 paper$3.95.
COMMON SEASHORE LIFE OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. Hedgpeth.
Field guide. 10 color photos, 156 drawings and maps, 67 pages.
Inventory = 7; otherwise out of print. ISBN: 0-9611010-62-9. Order #: NAGR0969 paper$6.95.
;A FIELD GUIDE TO ATLANTIC COAST FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA. by C. Richard Robins and G. Carleton Ray.
How to identify any of the saltwater fishes commonly found off the Atlantic Coast of North America from Arctic Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. Where each fish is most likely to be fond throughout the year and its habits, life history, and ecology. Which species are important as game, food, or as aquarium fishes and which are known to be dangerous. Describes over 100 species--virtually all of the fishes found to a depth of 660 feet plus many of the deeper water species of the continental slope, giving range and habitat including depths, bottom types, water temperatures, and salinity. Almost 1100 illustrations (420 in color) for quick accurate identification with arrows to pinpoint field marks that distinguish the species. 354 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-395-39189-9. 1986. Order #: HOMI2683 vinyl$14.95.
A FIELD GUIDE TO PACIFIC COAST FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA. by William N. Eschmeyer, Earl S. Herald, & Howard Hammann.
How to identify 600 saltwater fishes from Alaska to Baja California--where each fish is more likely to be found and how it is usually caught. Which species are important as food. Which of the sharks and rays are considered dangerous. Groups similar species for comparison and pinpoints distinguishing features. Includes depths and bottom types preferred. Over 525 illustrations, (211 color), 350 pages.
Inventory = 11. ISBN: 0-395-33188-9. 1983. Order #: HOMI0601 paper$15.95.
FISHES OF CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN MEXICO: Pacific marine fishes, Book 8 (California & Western Mexico). by Warren E. Burgess & Herbert R. Axelrod.
Identification guide to species in this area (introduction identifies the region covered as from Alaska to Chile)--for fishermen, naturalists, aquarists. Describes fish of 28 families hand 2 orders, explaining their ocean habitats and habits including feeding, defense, breeding and also identifying them by their form and color characteristics. Color illustrations, 271 large format pages, extensive index of species. See sample pages, illustrations.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-8766612-7. 1984. Order #: TFHP6102 cloth$19.00
FISHES OF ISLE ROYALE. by K. F. Lagler & C.R. Goldman.
Types of fish and how to identify, origin and biology including relevance to last glacial period, habitats including Lake Superior and island waters; how to catch. Index of lakes with species present and lake depths and sizes. Descriptions and drawings are provided for many species with a chart of characteristics to help tell the species apart. Diagrams identify parts of fish. Map, Illustrated, 63 pages.
Inventory = 6. ISBN: None. 1982. Order #: ISRO2225 paper$4.95.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-1-58355-183-7. Order #: WATE6961paper$6.95.
A GUIDE TO CALIFORNIA FRESHWATER FISHES. by
Enhanced by William Crary's 66 species paintings, will assist in identifying and learning about the fish species that inhabit California's waters. Fish are logically grouped into coldwater game fish, warmwater game fish and non-game fish. Each fish gets a detailed and interesting description, along with a first-rate illustration Also habitat photos, maps and diagrams.160 pages.
Inventory = 1.ISBN: 978-0-87961-254-2 . Order #: NAGR2082 paper$19.95.
HATCH GUIDE FOR WESTERN STREAMS. by Jim Schollmeyer.
Successful fishing on Western streams requires preparation--you need to know what insects are emerging, when and where, and which patterns best match them. Now, thanks to Jim Schollmeyer, the guessing is over. Hatch Guide for Western Streams is the third in Jim's successful ""Hatch Guide"" series. Jim covers all you need for a productive trip on Western streams: water types you'll encounter; successful fishing techniques; identifying the major hatches, providing basic background information about these insects. Information is presented in a simple, clear manner. A full-color photograph of the natural is shown on the left-hand page, complete with its characteristics, habits and habitat; the right-hand page shows three flies to match the natural, including effective fishing techniques. 4 x 5 inches; full-color; 196 pages; fantastic photographs of naturals and flies.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 1-57188-109-3. Order #: FRAM5497 paper$19.95
HOW TO PRESERVE ANIMAL & OTHER SPECIMENS IN CLEAR PLASTIC. by Cleo E. Harden.
Instructions on simple methods for preserving biological and mineral specimens in clear plastic. Easy methods to immortalize creatures in beauty and perfection for hobbyists, school teachers, and zoologists. Illustrated, 64 pages, references, index..
Inventory = 1; otherwise out of print.ISBN: 0-9611010-46-7. Order #: NAGR5002 paper$6.95.
PACIFIC COAST FISH: a guide
to marine fish of the Pacific Coast of North America. by Ron Russo, illustrated by Ann Caudle.
Compact guide to marine fish. Put it in your tackle box to id what you catch, or read at home for information about the biology of fish, the marine food chain, and distribution of fish species. Detailed black-and-white illustrations of the fish, plus egg cases of sharks and skates, and shark teeth. Covers the waters off the Pacific Coast, from the Bering Straits to Cabo San Lucas (the southern tip of Baja California). 112 little pages.
Inventory = 14. ISBN: 978-0-912550-19-0. Out of print; we have limited stock. Order #: NASG5065 paper$5.95.
PACIFIC INTERTIDAL LIFE: a guide to organisms of rocky
reefs and tide pools of the Pacific Coast. Russo.
Field guide to the plants and animals that live in pools and on rocky reefs along Pacific Coast, from AK to Baja California. Describes intertidal ecology, intertidal zones, and survival strategies of limpets, abalones, sea slugs, anemones, sea urchins, crabs, algae, and sea stars (starfish). 64 little pages. Out-of-print.
Inventory = 12. ISBN: 0-912550-10-4. Order #: NASG0985 paper$5.95.
REEF FISH: behaviour and ecology on the reef and in the aquarium. by Ronald E. Thresher.
Guide to many species found on or around western Atlantic reefs. Gives information on food habits, habitat preferences, general behavior, social organization, and reproductive biology. This information can allow the aquarist to make an intelligent and informed decisions about what fish to obtain and what if any problems might be encountered. Map, drawings, color photos, 171 pages, index.
Inventory = 1.ISBN: 0-915096-09-9. 1980. Order #: ZZXS5184 cloth$17.95.
SIERRA TROUT GUIDE. by Ralph Cutter.
Sierra trout live in a wonderful environment which is portrayed in 100 beautiful color photos on thick glossy stock. Learn how to successfully fish the lakes and streams from an expert. Color fly plates and tying recipes for all the most productive fly patterns. Tackle and technique information that reveals the best ways to hook trout. Information on backpacking, fishing and hiking checklists, maps and permits, most productive waters. Distribution charts containing names and locations of over 550 rivers and 1,700 lakes and the trout species they contain. 112 inches, 8 x 11 color,
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-1-878175-02-1. Order #: FRAM2030 paper$19.95.
VANISHING FISHES OF NORTH AMERICA. by Dr. R. Dana Ono, Dr. James D. Williams, and Anne Wagner..
In-depth look at endangered and threatened fishes for reference, research, or reading by concerned conservationists. Discusses more than 50 species mainly in North America that are on the brink of extinction. By not managing the Earths water well, we threaten the lives of fish--from immense sturgeon to tiny pupfish. Tells of various habitats of endangered fish, so that the one-size-all approach has limits of effectiveness. Ill, 272p.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-913276-43-X/ 1983. Order #: INPU2869 cloth$29.95.
WATER: A GIFT OF NATURE--the story behind the scenery. Robinson, Nelson, Higgins, & Brody.
Explores water in its various roles--life-giving, scenery, different forms, fresh and salt water, erosion and deposition, economics, recreation. 48 large-format pages, color illustrations.
Inventory = 1.ISBN: 0-88714-077-7. 1993. First printing. Order #: KCPU4938 paper$8.95.
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