A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes: from Alaska to California

Val Kells, Luiz A. Rocha, and Larry G. Allen

From the Arctic waters of Alaska to the southern tip of California, this fully illustrated guide captures the stunning diversity of fishes along the western coastlines of the United States and Canada. The combined work of renowned marine science illustrator Val Kells and distinguished ichthyologists Luiz A. Rocha and Larry G. Allen, A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes: From Alaska to California is this region’s most current and thorough fish identification guide.

Fishwatchers and underwater photographers will marvel in the lifelike detail of Val's amazing illustrations. The book’s coverage extends from shallow, brackish waters to depths of about 200 meters.

Key features include· Over 950 illustrations of adults, juveniles, and color variants · Descriptions of 157 fish families and almost 700 species· Text presented adjacent to the illustrations· Concise details about the biology, range, and distribution of each species. Released February 2016.

Check out Val Kell's other book, A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes: Maine to Texas here.