British Freshwater Fish (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 75)

British Freshwater Fish (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 75)


An in-depth examine the fish that inhabit the clean waters of england and eire. those contain well-known participants of the salmon kinfolk, akin to the Atlantic Salmon and the Brown Trout, and the imprecise whitefish, species of that are limited to simply a couple of lakes. This version is unique to newnaturalists.com

Fish were a hugely wanted a part of the British fauna when you consider that Dame Juliana Berners wrote the 1st fishing e-book in 1486, yet have lengthy been neglected by means of naturalists as part of the British countryside.

In this new quantity within the New Naturalist sequence, Dr Peter Maitland and Niall Campbell, who've either spent an entire life learning and catching fish, take an in-depth examine the fish that inhabit the clean waters of england and eire. those contain well-known individuals of the salmon kin, akin to the Atlantic Salmon and the Brown Trout, and the vague whitefish, species of that are restricted to simply a couple of lakes.

The details that the authors discover offers a finished review of the lifestyles cycle of fish, even if mundane spawning or the complicated migrations of the Eel and Sea Trout, in addition to info on vitamin, behaviour and ecology. The booklet additionally includes the hottest id key to either the households and person species of fish, permitting each species of freshwater fish to be conclusively identified.

As good as specified descriptions of every relatives, there also are seven chapters on extra common topic. those contain chapters on fish conservation and the way forward for the fish fauna in our kingdom: an indication of the switch in prestige of fish from the pursued to the studied.

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