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Fishes

Classification
Age determination. (1)
Atlantic coast (U.S.) (1)
Canada. (1)
Classification. (3)
Collections (1)
Conservation (3)
Databases (3)
Development (1)
Effect of temperature on (1)
Effect of water quality on (2)
Geographic distribution (2)
Identification (6)
Maine. (1)
Migration (1)
Miscellanea (1)
Nomenclature. (1)
North America (1)
North Atlantic Ocean. (1)
Northeastern States. (1)
Pictorial works (2)
Research (9)
Study and teaching (5)

Resources
View Resource Coelacanth: The Fish Out of Time

The coelacanth Latimeria chalumnae, a 400-million year old "living fossil fish," is the last remaining representative of a once widespread family of fleshy-finned (Sarcopterygian) coelacanth fishes. First discovered in 1938, the fish's significance lies in its relation to Eusthenopteron, believed by some scientists to have grown legs and come ashore some 360 million years ago, making it "the...

http://www.dinofish.com/
View Resource Age Determination Methods for Northwest Atlantic Species (of fish and shellfish)

The Fishery Biology Program of the Northeast Fisheries Science Center provides this resource to assist with age determination of fish and shellfish species from the Northwest Atlantic. Released in its current form in 1997, this resource represents the fruit of many years of accumulated expertise. Techniques for aging sixteen species of fish or shellfish are given here, based on growth marks in...

https://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/fbp/age-man/
View Resource Sharks

The first Web site (1) is the online counterpart to Discovery Channel's famous Shark Week, offering sharks facts, images, and games. The Underwater Times presents the latest shark-related stories from online news sources in this Web site (2). The next Web site (3) is the home page of the Shark Research Insitute, which promotes sharks as a sustainable natural resource for the dive tourism industry....

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2002/0920
View Resource FishBase

FishBase on the Web offers a free "relational database with information to cater to different professionals such as research scientists, fisheries managers, zoologists and many more." Developed at the International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management together with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and many other partners, FishBase is the online source for "all...

http://www.fishbase.org/home.htm
View Resource NOVA: Ancient Creatures of the Deep

PBS offers this companion Web site to Ancient Creatures of the Deep, a recent NOVA documentary about the coelacanth, a fascinating living fossil. Numerous educational activities are provided, covering a range of grade levels. Students can discover how coelacanth anatomy is like that of no other animal alive (grades 3-12), learn about eight other living fossil fishes (grades 3-12), or "relive the...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/fish/
View Resource Ichthyology - Florida Museum of Natural History

Given its proximity to numerous large and biologically diverse ecosystems, it is not surprising to learn that the Florida Museum of Natural History has developed such a lovely website that corrals a great deal of interesting and interactive materials on the study of fish. From the homepage, visitors can dive into the ten or so topical headings, include those dealing with sharks, tropical fish...

https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/index.php/fish/home/
View Resource California Academy of Sciences -- Ichthyology: Annotated Checklists of Fishes

The Annotated Checklists of Fishes is an electronic journal published by the California Academy of Sciences. Established in 2003, the journal "serves to provide the most up-to-date taxonomic treatment of each family of Recent fishes." The Checklists are available in PDF files and are organized sequentially, phylogenetically, and alphabetically by family. This site links to other sections of the...

https://www.calacademy.org/scientists/annotated-checklists-o...
View Resource University of British Columbia: Fish On Line

Hosted by the University of British Columbia, this website contains Fish On Line, a draft guide for teaching and learning about ichthyology. The "guide provides a structure and case study material for a computer-based course in ichthyology for upper undergraduates and graduate students in biology or environmental science. The key resource made accessible through this guide is FishBase, a large...

http://www.fishbase.org/Fish_On_Line.htm
View Resource Hopkins Marine Station/Monterey Bay Aquarium: Tuna Research and Conservation Center

A joint venture between the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Stanford University's Hopkins Marine Station, the Tuna Research and Conservation Center (TRCC) focuses on research that advances "knowledge of the basic biology and captive husbandry of tunas." The TRCC website contains information about various research projects including studies on the North Pacific pelagic ecosystem, bluefin tuna, billfish,...

http://www.tunaresearch.org/
View Resource Gulf of Maine Research Institute: Atlantic Herring

Created by the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, this website offers several interesting perspectives on a very important fish in the food chain -- the Atlantic Herring (_Clupea harengus_). The website organizes information about the Atlantic Herring into three main categories: Biology; Harvest and Processing; and Research. The site utilizes beautiful photos, illustrations, and maps as it briefly...

http://www.gma.org/herring/default.asp
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