As an aid to those unfamiliar with the scientific names of the fishes covered in AQUATICAL•LATIN Volume 1: Reef Fishes, I’ve prepared an addendum to the book in the form of an index of common names.
You can download a pdf of the index at the same size as the book here: Aquatical Latin Vol 1 – Index of Common Names. This will take you to a new page, click on the highlighted text to download the index.
News – AQUATICAL•LATIN, the book, featured in the April edition of Practical Fishkeeping magazine.
Many thanks to Nathan Hill for the review below.
Practical Fishkeeping is the UK’s Number 1 fishkeeping magazine.
News – AQUATICAL•LATIN, the book, featured in the February edition of Diver magazine.
Here are a couple of quotes from the Diver magazine review:
“Hayes is no dry academic, and has a very pleasant style. His introductory chapters are genuinely interesting if you don’t know much about marine-life classification systems”
“…well researched and interesting…”
You can see the review in full here at DIVERNET
DIVER is Britain’s best-selling scuba diving magazine.
Lichfield Live, the online news service for Lichfield, has been good enough to feature a story about the upcoming book launch for AQUATICAL•LATIN.
Hammerwich author Tim Hayes to launch new book in Lichfield
Click here for details of the book launch.
We’re pleased to announce that we’re throwing an official book launch party for AQUATICAL•LATIN.
We’re especially proud that the launch party will take place at a prestigious literary venue, the Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum in Lichfield (Breadmarket Street, Lichfield, WS13 6LG)
All are welcome to come along and meet the author and have a slice of cake and a cup of tea.
The launch party takes place on Saturday the 16th December between 2.00 and 3.00 pm.
News – AQUATICAL•LATIN the book featured in the November edition of pbwnews.
pbwnews is a British print magazine aimed at the UK pet trade.
Many thanks to Reefs.com for featuring both the AQUATICAL•LATIN website and the new AQUATICAL•LATIN book.
To see more go to: Reefs.com
Available now – the first AQUATICAL•LATIN book:
Latin for Aquarists
An Etymology of Tropical Marine Reef Species.
T. M. Hayes
This first volume takes a look at the etymology, that’s the meaning behind the names, of around 950 species of the most common tropical marine fishes found in the aquatic hobby.
In addition to being an etymological dictionary of species and genus names AQUATICAL•LATIN also looks at subjects such as taxonomy, explains all about scientific names, and includes a handy guide to how these sometimes peculiar looking names should be pronounced.
The perfect gift for the curious aquarist, a useful tool for public aquariums, academics, and an indispensable addition to any aquarist’s library.
AQUATICAL•LATIN is a unique book, it is the only available general etymological work on fishes. Written by marine aquarium writer Tim Hayes. this is an extensively researched and well referenced work.
- Paperback: 296 pages
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1545319227
- ISBN-13: 978-1545319222
- Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.9 x 22.9 cm
- UK: £14.99
- US: $19.15
- EU and ROW: price subject to region, see appropriate Amazon site for details.
To purchase a copy of AQUATICAL•LATIN please go to the Amazon website
For more information about AQUATICAL•LATIN, the book, please contact AQUATICAL•LATIN via firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll do our best to answer your query.