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.
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.
- Published by Pogonichthys Publishing
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