This two-volume set is the definitive reference for the early life history of the fishes of the Western Central North Atlantic. It is a single source for identification and description of fishes known to occur in the area stretching from North Carolina to the equator and encompassing more than 40 countries. It is comprehensive and scholarly in nature and covers the eggs, larvae, and juveniles of all the families of fishes found in this area. The manual brings together all the published information plus original research results and provides information designed to identify these ELH stages generally collected by plankton nets.
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