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List of References on Fishes
 

(52250 bytes) Oxymonacanthus longirostris, Tonga Islands. Photo by J.T. Williams. İSmithsonian Institution, 1995

The National Museum of Natural History receives numerous requests from the general public, universities, public and private institutions, and professionals for information on fishes. This bibliography is meant to serve as an introductory guide to that subject. The publications listed below are not available from the Smithsonian Institution, but they can be obtained from most large public libraries or can be requested through an interlibrary loan. Many are currently in print and can be ordered from local bookstores. For more online information, visit the Division of Fishes at the National Museum of Natural History

GENERAL

Allen, G.R.
1979 Butterfly and Angelfishes of the World. Vol. 2, Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean, Red Sea, Indo Pacific. John Wiley & Sons, New York. pp. 149-352.

Allen, G.R.
1984 Freshwater Fishes of Australia. T.F.H. Publications, Inc. Neptune City, New Jersey. 240 pp.

Allen, G.R.
1985 Snappers of the World. An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of Lutjanid Species Known to Date. FAO Species Catalogue. FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125, Vol. 6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome. vi + 208 pp.

Allen, G.R.
1991 Damselfishes of the World. Mergus Publishers Hans A Baensch, Melle, Germany. 271 pp.

Allen, G.R., and D.R. Robertson
1994 Fishes of the Tropical Eastern Pacific. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu. xix, 332 pp.

American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
1913 to date Copeia (Quarterly journal)

American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists
1984 Ontogeny and Systematics of Fishes: based on an international symposium dedicated to the memory of Elbert Halvor Ahlstrom... held August 15-18, 1983, La Jolla, CA ASIH Special Publication No. 1. ASIH, New York. ix + 760 pp.

Atz, J.W.
1988 Appendix: Properly Scaled Fishes and Non-Kosher Fishes. In Rabbi Y. Lipschutz, Kashruth. A comprehensive background and reference guide to the principles of Kashruth, pp. 139-160, Mesorah Publishing, Ltd., Brooklyn, New York.

Axelrod, H.R. et al
1995 Dr. Axelrod's Atlas of Freshwater Aquarium Fishes. 8th edition. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City, New Jersey. 1152 pp.

Bohlke, J.E. and C.C.G. Chaplin
1993 Fishes of the Bahamas & Adjacent Tropical Waters. 2nd edition. University of Texas Press, Austin. xlviii + 771 pp.

Bond, C.E.
1996 Biology of Fishes. 2nd edition. Saunders College Publishing, Forth Worth. xviii + 750 pp.

Bone, Q., N.B. Marshall, and J.H.S. Blaxter
1995 Biology of Fishes. 2nd edition. Blackie, London, New York. xi + 332 pp.

Breder, C.M. Jr., and D.E. Rosen
1966 Modes of Reproduction in Fishes. Natural History Press, Garden City, New York. xv + 941 pp.

Burgess, W.E.
1989 An Atlas of Freshwater and Marine Catfishes. A preliminary survey of the Siluriformes. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City, New Jersey. 784 pp.

Burgess, W., H.R. Axelrod, and R.E. Hunziker III
1990 Dr. Burgess's Atlas of Marine Aquarium Fishes. 2nd edition. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City, New Jersey. 768 pp.

Cohen, D.M., T. Inada, T. Iwamoto, and N. Scialabba
1990 Gadiform Fishes of the World (Order Gadiformes). An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of Cods, Hakes, Grenadiers and other Gadiform Fishes Known to Date. FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125, Vol. 10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome. xi + 442 pp.

Compagno, L.J.V.
1984 Sharks of the World. An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of Shark Species Known to Date. FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125, Vol. 4, Part 1 and Part 2. United National Development Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome. 65p.

Etnier, D.A., and W.C. Starnes
1993 The Fishes of Tennessee. University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville, Tennessee. xiv + 681 pp.

Eschmeyer, W.N., and E.S. Herald
1983 A Field Guide to Pacific Coast Fishes of North America from the Gulf of Alaska to Baja California. The Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, Massachusetts. x + 336 pp.

Evans, D.H., editor
1993 The Physiology of Fishes. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida. 592 pp.

Goulding, M.
1980 The Fishes and the Forest. Explorations in Amazonian Natural History. University f California Press, Berkeley, Los Angeles. 280 pp.

Goulding, M., M.L. Carvalho, and E.G. Ferreira
1988 Rio Negro, Rich Life in Poor Water. Amazonian Diversity and Foodchain Ecology as Seen Through Fish Communities. SPB Academic Publishing, The Hague, Netherlands. 200 pp.

Grasse, P.P. et al.
1958 Traite de Zoologie. Anatomie, Systematique, Biologie. Vol. 13, Agnathes et poissons. Libraries de L'Academie de Medecine, Paris, Fasc. 1-3. 2758 pp.

Gunther, K., and K. Deckert
1956 Creatures of the Deep Sea. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. 222 pp.

Halstead, B.W.
1978 Poisonous and Venomous Marine Animals of the World. Revised edition. Darwin Press, Princeton, New Jersey. xlvi+ 1042, 283 pp.

Harder, W.
1975 Anatomy of Fishes. 2 vols. E. Schweizerbart, Stuttgart, Germany.

Helfman, G., B.B. Collette, and D.E. Facey
1997 Diversity of Fishes. Blackwell Science, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Heemstra, P. and J.E. Randall
1993 Groupers of the World (family Serranidae, subfamily Epinephelinae): an Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of the Grouper, Rockcod, Hind, Coral grouper and Lyretail Species Known to Date. FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125, Vol. 16. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome. viii + 382 pp.

Hoar, W.S., and D.J. Randall, editors
1969 to 1995 Fish Physiology. Academic Press, San Diego, New York.
Vol. 1: Excretion, Ionic regulation, and Metabolism
Vol. 2: The Endocrine System
Vol. 3: Reproduction and Growth: Bioluminescence, Pigments, and Poisons
Vol. 4: The Nervous System, Circulation, and Respiration
Vol. 5: Sensory Systems and Electric Organs
Vol. 6: Environmental Relations and Behavior
Vol. 7: Locomotion

Hoar, W.S., D.J. Randall, and J.R. Brett, editors
1969 to 1995 Fish Physiology. Academic Press, San Diego, New York.
Vol. 8: Bioenergetics and Growth

Hoar, W.S., D.J. Randall, and E.M. Donaldson, editors
1969 to 1995 Fish Physiology. Academic Press, San Diego, New York.
Vol. 9A: Reproduction: Endocrine Tissues and Hormones
Vol. 9B: Reproduction: Behavior and Fertility Control

Hoar, W.S., and D.J. Randall, editors
1969 to 1995 Fish Physiology. Academic Press, San Diego, New York.
Vol. 10A: Gills: Anatomy, Gas Transfer, and Acid-Base Regulation
Vol. 11A: The Physiology of Developing Fish: Eggs and Larvae
Vol. 11B: The Physiology of Developing Fish: Viviparity and Post-hatching Juveniles

Hoar, W.S., D.J. Randall, A.P. Farrell, editors
1969 to 1995 Fish Physiology. Academic Press, San Diego, New York.
Vol. 12A: The Cardiovascular System
Vol. 12B: The Cardiovascular System
Vol. 13: See Sherwood and Hew
Vol. 14: See Wood and Shuttleworth

Hoese, H.D., and R.H. Moore.
1977 Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico: Texas, Louisiana, and Adjacent Waters. Texas A & M University Press, College
1994 Freshwater Fishes of Virginia. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. xxiii + 1079 pp.Station, Texas. xv + 327 pp.

International Game Fish Association
1996 World Record Game Fishes. Freshwater, Saltwater, and Fly Fishing. International Game Fish Association, Pompano Beach, Florida. 352 pp.

Jenkins, R.E., and N.M. Burkhead
1994 Freshwater Fishes of Virginia. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland. xxiii + 1079 pp.

Jones, F.R. Harden
1968 Fish Migration. Edward Arnold Ltd., London. 325 pp.

Keenleyside, M. H.A., editor
1991 Cichlid Fishes: Behaviour, Ecology and Evolution. Chapman & Hall, London, New York. 378 pp.

Klimley, A.P., and D.G. Ainley, editors
1996 Great White Sharks. The Biology of Carcharodon carcharias. Academic Press, San Diego, New York. xi + 517 pp.

Lagler, K.F.
1956 Freshwater Fishery Biology. Wm. C. Brown Co., Dubuque, Iowa. 421 pp.

Lagler, K.F., J.E. Bardach, R.R. Miller, and D.R. May Passino
1977 Ichthyology. 2nd edition. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. xv + 506 pp.

Last, P.R., and J.D. Stevens
1994 Sharks and Rays of Australia. CSIRO, Australia. 513 pp.

Lee, D.S. et al, editors
1980 Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes. North Carolina State Museum of Natural History. 854 pp.

Leis, J.M., and D.S. Rennis
1984 The Larvae of Indo-Pacific Coral Reef Fishes. New South Wales University Press, Sydney, Australia, University of Hawaii Press. 269 pp.

Leis, J.M., T. Trnski with contributions by B. Bruce et al.
1989 The Larvae of Indo-Pacific Shorefishes. University of Hawaii Press in association with the Australian Museum, Honolulu. xii + 371 pp.

Marshall, N.B.
1979 Deep Sea Biology, Developments and Perspectives. Blandford Press Ltd., London. x + 566 pp.

Masuda, H., K. Amaoka, C. Araga, T. Uyeno and T. Yoshino
1988 The Fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Tokai University Press, Tokyo, Japan. 456 pp.

McDowall, R.M.
1990 New Zealand Freshwater Fishes. Heinemann Reed, Auckland, New Zealand. 553 pp.

McLane, A.J., ed.
1963 McLane's Standard Fishing Encyclopedia. Holt, Rinehart, Winston, New York 1057 pp.

Migdalski, E.C., and G.S. Fichter
1983 The Fresh & Salt Water Fishes of the World. Reprint, 1976 edition. Greenwich House, New York. 316 pp.

Millot, J.
1955 The Coelacanth. Scientific American 193, December 1955, pp 34-39.

Miller, D.J. and R.N. Lea
1972 Guide to the Coastal Marine Fishes of California. 1976 printing with addendum. California Department of Fish and Game, Sacramento, California. 235 pp.

Miller, R.G.
1993 History and Atlas of the Fishes of the Antarctic Ocean. Contributions by P.A. Hastings, and J. Gourley. Foresta Institute for Ocean and Mountain Studies, Carson City, Nevada. xx + 792 pp.

Moller, P.
1995 Electric Fishes: History and Behavior (Fish and Fisheries 17, Series ed. T.J. Pitcher) Chapman and Hall, London. xxiv + 584 pp.

Moser, H.G., editor
1996 The Early Stages of Fishes in the California Current Region. California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations Atlas; No. 33. Marine Life Research Program, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California. xii + 1505 pp.

Moy-Thomas, J.A., and R.S. Miles
1971 Palaeozoic Fishes. 2nd edition. W.B. Saunders Co., Philadelphia. 259 pp.

Moyle, P.B., and J.J. Cech, Jr.
1996 Fishes: An Introduction to Ichthyology. 3rd edition. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. xvi + 590 pp.

Moyle, P.B.
1993 Fish: An Enthusiast's Guide. University of California Press, Berkeley. 272 pp.

Murdy, E.O., R.S. Birdsong, and J.A. Musick
1997 Fishes of Chesapeake Bay. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC. 528 pp.

Nakamura, I.
1985 Billfishes of the World. An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of Marlins, Sailfishes, Spearfishes and Swordfishes Known to Date. FAO Fisheries Synopsis no. 125, Vol. 5. United Nations Development Programme. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome. 65 pp.

Nelson, J.S.
1994 Fishes of the World. 3rd edition. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. New York. xvii + 600 pp.

Norman, J.R.
1975 A History of Fishes. 3rd revised edition by P.H. Greenwood. E. Benn, London. xxv + 467 pp.

Norman, J.R., and F.C. Fraser
1937 Giant Fishes, Whales and Dolphins. Putman and Co., Ltd., London. 361 pp.

Page, L.M., and B.M. Burr.
1991 A Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes, North America North of Mexico. The Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, Massachusetts. xii + 432 pp.

Paxton, J.R., and W.N. Eschmeyer, editors
1994 Encyclopedia of Fishes. University of New South Wales Press, Sydney, NSW Australia. 240 pp.

Pietsch, T.W., and D.B. Grobecker
1987 Frogfishes of the World: Systematics, Zoogeography, and Behavioral Ecology. Stanford University Press, Stanford, California. xxii + 420 pp.

Pitcher, T.J., editor
1993 Behaviour of Teleost Fishes. 2nd edition. Chapman and Hall, London, New York. xx + 715 pp.

Randolph, S., and M. Snyder
1993 The Seafood List. FDA's Guide to Acceptable Market Names for Seafood Sold in Interstate Commerce 1993. FDA Office of Seafood. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC. 66 pp.

Reader's Digest Editors
1986 Sharks, Silent Hunters of the Deep. Reader's Digest Services Pty Ltd., Sydney, London, New York. 208 pp.

Robins, C.R., and G.C. Ray
1986 A Field Guide to Atlantic Coast Fishes of North America. Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, Massachusetts. xi + 354 pp.

Robins, C.R. et al (AFS Committee on Names of Fishes)
1991 Common and Scientific Names of Fishes from the United States and Canada, 5th edition. Special Publication No. 20. American Fisheries Society. Bethesda, Maryland. vi + 183 pp.

Russell, F.E.
1971 Marine Toxins and Venemous and Poisonous Marine Animals. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City, New Jersey. 176 pp.

Sherwood, N.M. and C.L. Hew, editors
1994 Molecular Endocrinology of Fish, Vol. 13, Fish Physiology Series. Academic Press, San Diego, New York.

Skelton, P.H.
1993 A Complete Guide to the Freshwater Fishes of Southern Africa. Southern Book Publishers, South Africa. xiii, 388 pp.

Smith, J.L.B.
1956 The Search Beneath the Sea. The Story of a Coelacanth. Henry Holt and Co., New York. 260 pp.

Smith, M.M., and P.C. Heemstra, editors
1986 Smith's Sea Fishes. Revision of J.L.B. Smith's The Sea Fishes of Southern Africa, first published in 1949. Macmillan South Africa, Johannesburg. xx + 1047 pp.

Springer, V.G., and J.P. Gold
1989 Sharks in Question. The Smithsonian Answer Book. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC 176 pp.

Steene, R.C.
1977 Butterfly and Angelfishes of the World. Vol. 1. Australia. John Wiley & Sons, New York. pp. 1-148.

Sterba, G.
1962 Freshwater Fishes of the World. Translated from German and revised by D.W. Tucker. Vista Books, London. 878 pp.

Stiassny, M., L. Parenti, and G.D. Johnson, editors
1996 Interrelationships of Fishes. Academic Press. 497 pp.

Thomson, K.S.
1991 Living Fossil. The Story of the Coelacanth. W.W. Norton & Co., New York, London. 252 pp.

Walford, L.A.
1974 Marine Game Fishes of the Pacific Coast from Alaska to the Equator. T.F.H. Publications, Neptune City, New Jersey. xxix + 205 pp.

Wheeler, A.
1985 The World Encyclopedia of Fishes. Macdonald & Co., London. xiv + 368 pp.

Whitehead, P.J.P.
1975 How Fishes Live. How Animals Live Series. Elsevier-Phaidon, London. 160 pp.

Winfield, I.J., and J.S. Nelson, editors
1991 Cyprinid Fishes: Systematics, Biology and Exploitation. Chapman & Hall, London, New York. xxii + 667 pp.

Wood, C.M. and T.J. Shuttleworth, editors
1995 Cellular and Molecular Approaches to Fish Ionic Regulation. Vol. 14, Fish Physiology Series. Academic Press, San Diego, New York.

Prepared by the Department of
Vertebrate Zoology, National Museum
of Natural History in cooperation
with Public Inquiry Services,
Smithsonian Institution.

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