Fishes Of The Philippines
Fishes of the Philippines: A Guide to Identification of Families is an easy-to-use book on how identify families and species of Philippine fishes.
This book not only contains numerous black and white line drawings showing family characteristics, but also more than 450 full-color illustrations of fish species.
A new and simple method for identifying fish to family level uses easily observable external features such as body shape, size, and positions of fins.
Comprehensive information detailing physical appearance, habitat, ecology, and local names is provided for more than 90 fish families while the use of cartoons helps to make learning easy and fun.
Written in clear English, this book is a valuable resource for members of local communities monitoring fisheries, teachers, students and lay persons. This is an encyclopedia for the non-specialist with an interest in Philippine marine life. All involved in coastal zone management and everyone with environmentalist leanings will find this book an easy reference and educational tool. It aims to enable those without a scientific background to accurately identify fishes... and to learn about why the fishes look and behave the way they do.
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