Shore Fishes of Hawaii

ISBN-10: 0824834275

ISBN-13: 9780824834272

Edition: 2010

Authors: John E. Randall

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First published in 1996, this new edition of Shore Fishes of Hawai'i updates our knowledge of Hawaiian fishes and has been expanded to include 372 species. All are illustrated by the author's 475 superb color photographs. The most important characteristics to identify a fish are given as well as the size attained and its distribution. Each species account begins with the American common name, followed by the Hawaiian name (when known), and the scientific name. Because it is necessary to use some scientific terminology when giving the principal diagnostic characteristics of families or species of fishes and what they eat, a handy glossary appears at the back of the book.
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List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Publication date: 3/31/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232

�After getting a B.S. degree in zoology from UCLA in 1950, John Randall sailed his 37-foot ketch to Hawai`i for doctoral study at the University of Hawai`i. His first academic position was assistant professor at the University of Miami, Florida. Four years later, he accepted the position of professor of zoology at the University of Puerto Rico as well as director of the Institute of Marine Biology. He returned to Hawai`i in 1965 as the director of the Oceanic Institute. From 1970 to 2009 he served as the senior ichthyologist with the Bishop Museum. Dr. Randall is the world�s foremost authority on tropical marine fishes. He has authored 745 publications in marine biology, which have included the descriptions of 27 new genera and 686 new species of fishes, ten of which have been discovered in Hawai`i in the last decade. He has written regional guides to the fishes of the Caribbean Sea, Red Sea, Oman, Maldive Islands, and the Great Barrier Reef of Australia.� �Dr. Bruce A. Carlson, science officer, Georgia Aquarium

External Parts of a Fish
Sharks and Rays (Chondrichthyes)
Requiem Sharks (Carcharhinidae)
Hammerhead Sharks (Sphyrnidae)
Stingrays (Dasyatidae)
Eagle Rays (Myliobatidae)
Manta Rays (Mobulidae)
Bony Fishes (Osteichthyes)
Tenpounders (Elopidae)
Bonefishes (Albulidae)
Moray Eels (Muraenidae)
Snake Eels and Worm Eels (Ophichthidae)
Conger Eels (Congridae)
Herrings and Sardines (Clupeidae)
Anchovies (Engraulidae)
Milkfish Family (Chanidae)
Lizardfishes (Synodontidae)
Brotulas and Cusk Eels (Ophidiidae)
Frogfishes (Antennariidae)
Silversides (Atherinidae)
Needlefishes (Belonidae)
Halfbeaks (Hemiramphidae)
Squirrelfishes and Soldierfishes (Holocentridae)
Trumpetfishes (Aulostomidae)
Cornetfishes (Fistulariidae)
Pipefishes and Seahorses (Syngnathidae)
Scorpionfishes (Scorpaenidae)
Helmet Gurnards (Dactylopteridae)
Orbicular Velvetfishes (Caracanthidae)
Groupers, Basslets, and Anthias (Serranidae)
Flagtails (Kuhliidae)
Bigeyes (Priacanthidae)
Hawkfishes (Cirrhitidae)
Morwongs (Latridae)
Cardinalfishes (Apogonidae)
Tilefishes (Malacanthidae)
Remoras (Echeneidae)
Jacks (Carangidae)
Snappers (Lutjanidae)
Emperors (Lethrinidae)
Threadfins (Polynemidae)
Mullets (Mugilidae)
Goatfishes (Mullidae)
Sea Chubs (Kyphosidae)
Stripies (Microcanthidae)
Butterflyfishes (Chaetodontidae)
Angelfishes (Pomacanthidae)
Armorheads (Pentacerotidae)
Knifejaws (Oplegnathidae)
Damselfishes (Pomacentridae)
Wrasses (Labridae)
Parrotfishes (Scaridae)
Sandlances (Ammodytidae)
Dragonets (Callionymidae)
Sandperches (Pinguipedidae)
Triplefins (Tripterygiidae)
Blennies (Blenniidae)
Gobies (Gobiidae)
Wormfishes (Microdesmidae)
Dartfishes (Ptereleotridae)
Moorish Idol Family (Zanclidae)
Surgeonfishes (Acanthuridae)
Barracudas (Sphyraenidae)
Lefteye Flounders (Bothidae)
Crested Flounders (Samaridae)
Soles (Soleidae)
Triggerfishes (Balistidae)
Filefishes (Monacanthidae)
Boxfishes and Cowfishes (Ostraciidae)
Puffers (Tetraodontidae)
Porcupinefishes and Burrfishes (Diodontidae)
Indexes to Fishes
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