Fishes of the Chesapeake Bay

ISBN: 978-1-936913-94-7
Authors: Diane Rome Peebles, Joseph R. Tomelleri, and Craig Springer

Fishes of the Chesapeake Bay: A Guide to Freshwater and Saltwater Species is for anglers and nature enthusiasts alike. Featured are 60 common freshwater and saltwater species of fish occurring in the Chesapeake Bay area of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware.

The illustrations are arranged so that comparison of similar species is easy. The accompanying text accurately indicates size, distinguishing features and habitat.

This 12-panel, laminated, waterproof guide is sturdy enough to stand up under repeated use and folds to an easy-to-carry pocket-size—a handy complement to any boat or tackle box.

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Joseph Tomelleri
About Joseph Tomelleri

Joe was graduated from Fort Hays State University (Hays, KS) in l984 with a M.S. in biology. After working briefly as a field biologist, Joe took to illustrating fishes full time.

He has drawn scientific illustrations of more than 1000 fishes from actual specimens, most of which he has collected and photographed in the wild. His drawings have appeared in more than 750 publications.

He is a lousy photographer and races bicycles in his spare time. Joe lives in Leawood, Kansas with his wife Susan and their two sons—who rarely, if ever, listen to their mom and dad. www.americanfishes.com and www.fishmatrix.net

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