The "New York Times" Book of Fish

The "New York Times" Book of Fish

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For more than 20 years, readers of the New York Times have looked forward to the Science Times section every Tuesday as one of the few national forums for high-quality science writing. "The New York Times Book of Fish" collects the newspaper's best articles on fish and other creatures of the sea, exploring the biology and environments of aquatic life from the oceans' deepest reaches to lakes and rivers throughout the world. Subjects covered include new discoveries in the evolution of fish; the remarkable variety of species that live at the cold, lightless bottom of the sea; the parasites and environment loss that endanger rainbow trout and other freshwater game fish; the impact of commercial fishing on ocean food fish populations; the monogamous habits of African cichlid species; and much more.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 178.3 x 234.7 x 16.3mm | 508.03g
  • ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • b&w illustrations
  • 1585746452
  • 9781585746453

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"The articles are accurate, current, and able to give sufficient background information to render their newsworthy research results understandable." - Library Journal "The best way of finding out what's happening in the fresh and salt waters that are so important to everything we do." - Richard Ellis, author of The Search for the Giant Squidshow more

About Nicholas Wade

Nicholas Wade is a science reporter for The New York Times. He was the editor of Science Times from 1990 through 1996. Previously the Washington correspondent and deputy editor of Nature, Wade is the author of Life Script, a book about the Human Genome Project, as well as The Ultimate Experiment, The Nobel Duel, and A World Beyond Healing. He was born in England and currently lives in New Jersey.show more

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