The Betta Handbook
Paperback ISBN: 0764127284
Bettas, sometimes known as fighting fish, are tropical Asian varieties having spectacular waving tails and fins. TheyÂ’re available in a wide range of colors. This Pet Handbook gives expert guidance on the selection and care of bettas, plus advice on segregating them from less pugnacious fish. BarronÂ’s Pet Handbooks are written by breeders, trainers, and veterinarians, they present expert advice on feeding, health care, housing, breeding, and all other important aspects of pet care. They are filled with vivid color photos and instructive line art.
Your First Marine Aquarium
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 0764136755
Starting a marine aquarium is an fairly complex undertaking for ambitious aquarium hobbyists. This bookÂ’s author discusses many aspects of marine aquarium maintenance and presents clear instructions on creating the correct water chemistry and environment in which saltwater animals can flourish. This book is a title in BarronÂ’s extensive line of Complete Pet OwnerÂ’s Manuals . Heavily illustrated with color photos and instructive line art, these books present information on housing, feeding, health care, the title animalÂ’s traitsÂ—and where applicable, on grooming, training, and breeding. Each book is individually written by a trainer, breeder, veterinarian, or other animal specialist. The titles cover virtually all animals that are kept as pets, and include a wide selection of dog and cat breeds, birds, fish, reptiles and amphibians, small mammals, and even some insects and arachnids.
Fish of Minnesota
Paperback ISBN: 1591931924
Impress your fishing buddies with the Fish of Minnesota Field Guide. It includes detailed illustrations and quick comparisons to ID the fish you catch. Plus, waterproof pages make the book safe to take on shore, in the boat or on the dock.
Peterson Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes of North America North of Mexico
2nd Edition Paperback ISBN: 0547242069
A guide that is ideal for anglers gives the description, size, range, habitat and behavior of the nearly 1,000 species of fish that swim the waters of North America, in a book that includes full-color photos and 566 full-color range maps. Original. 20,000 first printing.
The World's Most Comprehensive Angling Reference
2nd Edition Paperback ISBN: 1632207028
Offers entries featuring photographs, specifications, and price information on hundreds of currently available rods, reels, lures, and lines for saltwater and freshwater angling.
A Love Story
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0307267156
Examines the natural history of the tuna, one of the world's most endangered marine animals, revealing how the increasing demand for sushi has caused a devastating overfishing of the tuna and detailing the implications of its potential extinction.
The Freshwater Fish Cookbook
More than 200 Ways to Cook Your Catch
Paperback ISBN: 1599213869
The Freshwater Fish Cookbookis A. D. Livingston’s gift to the freshwater angler, delivered in his incomparable and humorous style. With easy-to-follow instructions, these more than 200 mouthwatering recipes—for a huge net full of fish including trout, salmon, black bass, perch, pike, walleye, stripers, and many others—are a must-have for any angler who likes to “keep a few for the table” and those who cook and clean their catches. Livingston covers not only the most popular sport fish but also some so-called “trash” fish like carp, which more and more American anglers are getting hooked on. Sidebars provide helpful tips on cooking and freezing fish and on equipment, not to mention attention-grabbing, funny, ever informative bits of trivia. With delectable full-color photos of food and fish as well as illustrations showing how to clean and fillet, The Freshwater Fish Cookbookis more than just another collection of recipes—it’s an essential all-around resource for the fishing fanatic. Praise for the author’s previous books “[A. D. Livingston] is simultaneously the most local and global of chefs . . . characteristically strong and simplifying recipes without simplifying the results.”—Gray’s Sporting Journal “Livingston is a good writer with a sense of humor and a wealth of knowledge about cooking.”—Publishers Weekly
The Founding Fish
Paperback ISBN: 0374528837
A natural study of the American shad traces its annual migrations and life cycle in both freshwater rivers and the ocean, focusing in particular on those living in the Delaware River and discussing issues related to tidal power and catch-and-release campaigns. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.
The Dragon Behind the Glass
A True Story of Power, Obsession, and the World's Most Coveted Fish
Hardcover ISBN: 1451678940
A tour of the surprising world of the endangered Asian arowana, otherwise known as the "dragon fish," describes the violence, expense, cultural beliefs and sophisticated smuggling operations surrounding its illegal possession, tracing the author's years-long quest in search of surviving populations.