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Aquarium Fish of the World: The Comprehensive Guide to 650 Species
Aquarium Fish of the World
The Comprehensive Guide to 650 Species
Hardcover      ISBN: 0811802698
Spectacularly illustrated with 1,300 full-color photographs, this encyclopedic guide to one of the world's most popular hobbies showcases the shimmering diversity of 800 kinds of freshwater aquarium fish from every corner of the world. It is the only book available that features representative species of each family ingeniously photographed -- both in an aquatic environment and against a white background -- highlighting their shapes and distinctive markings. An authoritative text provides a detailed description of the characteristics, feeding habits, breeding behavior, and native habitats of each fresh and brackish water species, as well as information on its care. The consummate guide to an exciting hobby, Aquarium Fish of the World is sure to become a classic reference book for aquarium fish enthusiasts everywhere.
The Freshwater Fish Cookbook: More than 200 Ways to Cook Your Catch
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 Betta Handbook
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.
American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood
American Catch
The Fight for Our Local Seafood
Paperback      ISBN: 0143127438
The James Beard Award-winning author of Four Fish examines major American seafood producers to determine why most Americans eat imported seafood and why most American seafood is exported.
The Fish Market: Inside the Big-Money Battle for the Ocean and Your Dinner Plate
The Fish Market
Inside the Big-Money Battle for the Ocean and Your Dinner Plate
Hardcover      ISBN: 1250079101
Recounts the stories of the people and places behind sustainable seafood in the United States, explaining the methods that investors, equity firms, and seafood landlords have used to leverage the sustainable seafood movement.
Your First Marine Aquarium
Your First Marine Aquarium
Paperback      ISBN: 0764136755
Starting a marine aquarium is an fairly complex undertaking for ambitious aquarium hobbyists. This book’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 Barron’s extensive line of Complete Pet Owner’s Manuals . Heavily illustrated with color photos and instructive line art, these books present information on housing, feeding, health care, the title animal’s traits—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.
Tuna: A Love Story
Tuna
A Love Story
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.
Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World
Cod
A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World
Paperback      ISBN: 0140275010
A witty romp through history uses the codfish as its main character, showing how cod became the reason Europeans set sail across the Atlantic, while also questioning how depleted codfish stocks might affect the world's future, given their impact on the past. Reprint. Tour. NYT.
Fish of Minnesota: Field Guide
Fish of Minnesota
Field Guide
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.
Fisherman's Bible: The World's Most Comprehensive Angling Reference
Fisherman's Bible
The World's Most Comprehensive Angling Reference
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.