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3 edition of Aquarium fishes found in the catalog.

Aquarium fishes

Herbert R. Axelrod

Aquarium fishes

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Published by Sterling Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aquariums.,
  • Tropical fish.

  • Edition Notes

    Also published under title: Tropical fish in your home.

    Statementby Herbert R. Axelrod and William Vorderwinkler. G.J.M. Timmerman, photographer.
    SeriesWorthwhile how-to paperbacks,, 601
    ContributionsVorderwinkler, William, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL78 .A93 1960
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5811910M
    LC Control Number60050990
    OCLC/WorldCa12610186

    The color plates on the covers are tipped in. During these early years — admissions to the Aquarium were deposited to the State General Fund and did not return to the Aquarium for upkeep. Basic care information is given, as well as any interesting details on history or breeding. This is a masterpiece - from a man who still had about 25 years left in his career. Hardcover, decorated blue boards. Publications - Smithsonian Press.

    All of these editions lack the production quality of the original nineteen editions published by Innes, which remain to this day highly collectable and widely used by aquarists. The volume is thoroughly illustrated with photographs and drawings pulled from a variety of works. Within those sections the fishes are not arranged in any order that I can discern — perhaps by popularity Micropterus salmoides is the first in the freshwater section. Marine and a few freshwater fishes are covered.

    More often, this work is encountered as 2 separate volumes with the text volume being easier to find and cheaper than the plate volume. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Later editions[ edit ] Innes held the desire that the book would be updated on a regular basis, even after his death, and collaborated with younger friend and colleague, Dr. A little bit of ecology creeps in here or there, as in a shot of a fish face with a cleaner shrimp hard at work extracting parasites. Perhaps, eels not be a staple of, at least, Anglophone North Americans, they have not been afforded the attention and conservation efforts as, for example, salmon.


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Aquarium fishes book

While any concept of organic evolutionary is not part of this world view, a view of the hierarch of life does appear in the very final paragraph. In MayDr. Leighton Taylor was appointed the third Director.

He was said to have invented histories for the instruments to explain away doubts or to increase their worth. It has a tall, narrow format — perhaps designed to fit easily in a pocket? Perhaps, eels not be a staple of, at least, Anglophone North Americans, they have not been afforded the attention and conservation efforts as, for example, salmon.

There are sections the different species employed in fishery culture. People would damage sensitive habitats while collecting, they would over collect rare species, and spread fishes and fish diseases beyond their natural ranges.

Large mouth bass Micropterus salmoides is a highly valued and much sought game fish in much of North America, so much so that the species has been widely stocked and often transplanted to artificial or non-native habitats.

Family by family, he details the basic biology and aquarium care. Many more are found illustrated with photographs freshly caught specimens in the plate gallery.

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Cloth covered boards in dust jacket A classic here, this is an early work in the genre of ocean big game fishes, bridging the gap between angling and scientific literature. Many of the paintings in the Japanese version are show on their complete leaves, while those in the English version are cropped and the fish images shown isolated.

But it was all good. There are shaded area maps; the illustrations of fishes are largely drawn from various older works all are black and white. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. Images[ edit ] These color plates, considered works of art by many, became the object of an infamous lawsuit some years later.

There are diagrams of hatcheries and fishery gear. But opting out of some of these cookies may have an effect on your browsing experience. Some classic Japanese fish illustrations with accompanying poems. I would guess the plan was to mimic the success of a similar German production, Die Aquarienfische in Wort und Bild by Holly, Meinken and Rachow et seq.

A number of fairly complex aspects of fish biology respiration, anatomy, waste elimination, reproduction, buoyancy, etc. Although years old, there is certainly much to be learned though perusal of these volumes. The first edition has decorated, cloth covered boards they are plain green in the second.

You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies.most popular aquarium fishes. Large, small, peaceful, easy and hard to keep tropical freshwater fishes. How to keep, breed, choose tankmates.

Take a look! Keeping and Breeding Aquarium Fishes deals with the aquarium as a going concern, on the factors which enter into the maintenance of this state, and on fish breeding.

Cold-water and goldfish enthusiasts may complain that the tropicals seem to get an overweight share of the text. This is because they need it.

Foreword: Breeder's Guide to Marine Aquarium Fishes, by Martin A. Moe, Jr.

William T. Innes

Chapter 1: Breeder's Guide to Marine Aquarium Fishes. Reviews "Matt Wittenrich's book The Complete Illustrated Breeder's Guide to Marine Aquarium Fishes is aptly titled. The book discusses comprehensively the details of marine ornamental captive culture, from broodstock.

Apr 29,  · Aquarium Fishes of the World takes you on a journey to discover hundreds of diverse freshwater aquarium fish from around the world.

More than full color photos are included which cover both common and rare species of fish. This book has a wide ranging source of information with a variety of important information on Read more». Apr 11,  · The complete aquarium book; the care and breeding of goldfish and tropical fishes by Innes, William T.

(William Thornton), Pages: Oct 10,  · Dr. Axelrod's Aquarium fishes of the World is an excellent book on freshwater fish. Dr. Axelrod is one of the world's foremost experts of fish and their environments, having a species named after him.

This book is a must have even if your not setting up your own aquarium. Great reading!/5(15).