New Zealand boasts beautiful and unique coastlines, lakes and rivers, brimming with more than 1100 different fish species. In Know Your New Zealand Fishes, Jenny and Tony Enderby identify more than 80 of the country's best-known or most significant species that are commonly seen as readers dive, fish, snorkel and swim in the waters. With an introduction that includes useful information on distribution, appearance, behaviour, diet and breeding habits, this easy-to-use guide is written in simple language that will enable the layperson to identify different species. A succinct data panel and a full-page, full-colour portrait photograph is provided for each entry with sub-entries, where applicable, of similar or related species. Know Your New Zealand Fishes is the fifth in New Holland's hugely successful Know Your... series, of which the first two titles, Birds and Trees, have both reprinted twice within less than two years after their release. Know Your New Zealand Fishes is the perfect reference for keen fishermen who want to identify their catches, to children who want to learn more about the fishes they have seen through snorkels on summer holidays.
Based at Leigh, with Goat Island Marine Reserve at their doorstep, Tony and Jenny Enderby are highly experienced divers and photojournalists specialising in natural history. Their photographs have appeared in more than 100 publications worldwide and their books include A Guide to New Zealand's Marine Reserves (published by New Holland), Diving and Snorkeling New Zealand, and Goat Island Marine Reserve.