Finally, a handy, user-friendly guide to Alaska’s sharks and
skates. This easy-to-follow guide is the best source available
to those interested in identifying these fascinating fishes in
Alaskan waters.—David A. Ebert, Pacific Shark Research
Center, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
This book is the only comprehensive guide to 25 shark, skate, and
ratfish species known to inhabit Alaska waters. Notes on identifying
characteristics and life history are accompanied by color photos and
drawings of nine sharks, fifteen skates, and one ratfish species. Maps
show ranges, and keys are provided to identify each species as well as
skate egg cases. Printed on water-resistant paper for heavy use in the
field, the guide is valuable to scientists, fishery managers, naturalists,
science educators, ocean adventure cruisers, divers, fishermen,
seafood processors, and anyone fascinated by the world’s marine life.
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