Informative, accurate, and easily comprehended by the scientist and the layperson, this book will be a useful tool for anyone interested in northeastern United States fish identification, life history, and distribution. Robert G. Werner presents the most current information available to aid in identifying the most distinguishable characteristics. The guide includes illustrations that accurately depict the morphology and color of fishes in the region. A source of detailed information, the book goes beyond simple identification to include complete species and reference lists.
Robert G. Werner has published two books, Fishery Science: The Unique Contribution of Early Life Stages and Freshwater Fishes of New York State: A Field Guide, published by Syracuse University Press. He is a former faculty member of SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry College and the director of the St. Lawrence River Biological Station. He is also codirector of the Great Lakes Research Consortium.