Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico (second edition)

Date of Publication
August 31, 2021
See Agrilife Learn


This book has long been the premiere reference for identifying the fish of coastal waters.

This book has long been the premiere reference for identifying the fish of coastal waters. It contains descriptions of 539 species, along with information about where each species is found. There are 225 color photographs, as well as identification keys for groups of fishes, to help the reader identify fish species. Sections on ecology and conservation include the results of recent and ongoing studies. (424 pp.)

Looking for solutions in your county? Contact your local extension experts

More choices in Fisheries

  • Publication

    This book explores the many species of coral reef fish that are just off the Texas coast.

  • Course

    This online course is the second in a series of three developed to introduce homeowners, DIY hobbyists, or future commercial farm operators to the world of aquaponics.

  • Publication

    The greater Houston region is losing freshwater wetlands to the point that the water quality of Galveston Bay and other local water bodies is severely threatened. This publication offers a brief overview of research on wetland losses in the eight-county Houston metro area and offers ideas on how residents and policymakers can take action to […]

  • Publication

    Adding crushed agricultural limestone (calcium carbonate), or "liming," is a relatively inexpensive, well-known, and highly discussed management practice to enhance crop productivity in both acidic soil and water. Liming a pond to maintain consistent and optimal alkalinity concentrations will improve ecosystem health and maximize fish growth. This publication discusses aquatic health and the application of […]

  • Publication

    Esta publicacion analiza los matices de las leyes de agua de Texas que los propietarios deben navegar al ubicar, disenar y llenar sus estanques. (3 paginas)