Ages 6 to adult (who doesn't like to color and learn?)
More than just a coloring-and-activity book for upper-elementary-school-age children, this book includes detailed information about the anatomy of fish, ancient fishes, and the 174 species of freshwater fishes found in Texas today. Grouped by type (jawless, bony, etc.), the fish are illustrated with black-and-white line drawings, and each fish's distinguishing features and marks are described.
Here's the definitive guide to all the ones that—hopefully—won't get away while you're fishing Texas' abundant fresh waters. Sportsmen and -women will find all their favorites—bass, crappie, sunfish, catfish, buffalo, shad, and trout, to mention just a few, in large, full-color illustrations coupled with an easy-to-read, informative text.
This colorful, attractive publication features 46 of Texas' most important and interesting freshwater fishes and gives details on each species' distribution, appearance, and life habits, along with angling tips and other fishing information. The author, Earl W. Chilton II, is a fisheries biologist working in the Inland Fisheries Division of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.