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    Field Guide to Sharks, Rays and Chimaeras of the East Coast of North America

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    AuthorsDavid A. Ebert, Marc Dando
    ISBN9780691206387
    PublisherPrinceton University Press
    LanguageEnglish
    Pages432
    Size22 x 18 cm
    FormatPaperback
    Images   Colour illustrations
    Year published2024

    The waters off the East Coast of North America are home to an amazing variety of sharks, rays and chimaeras. The Field Guide to Sharks, Rays and Chimaeras is a groundbreaking, comprehensive and easy-to-use field guide that covers all 173 species found along the eastern seaboard of the United States and Canada, including Bermuda and the Bahamas, and extending into the Gulf of Mexico to the Yucatan Peninsula. These are all the species that are encountered in the shallow waters of estuaries and coasts and in the open ocean, including rarely seen deepsea species.

    Lavishly illustrated throughout, this must-have guide includes detailed species accounts describing key identification features, habitat, biology and status. It also features illustrated key guides that enable users to accurately identify species, comparison plates of similar species, dentition plates and illustrations of egg cases, where known. This an essential guide for fisheries management, trade regulation and shark conservation.

    • The first field guide to cover all 173 species
    • Features hundreds of color illustrations and photos
    • Describes key features, habitat, biology and status
    • Includes depth guides, at-a-glance icons and distribution maps
    • Offers illustrated key guides, species comparisons and dentition plates

    About the authors

    Marc Dando is a scientific illustrator with an honors degree in zoology. Combining his love for art and the natural world, especially sharks, Dando has emerged as one of the world’s leading shark illustrators. His work has been used worldwide in aquaria, displays and many books, ranging from children’s literature to field guides, including Marine World, Guide to the Manta and Devil Rays of the World (Princeton) and Sharks of the World (Princeton). Dando also teaches at scientific illustration workshops, where he loves to encourage people of all ages and abilities. When time allows, he works on more artistic pieces inspired by nature. This work has been exhibited at the Musée Océanographique de Monaco, the Mall Galleries in London and the NSU Art Museum in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, among other venues. Dando is a patron of The Shark Trust.

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    9780691206387

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