71 illustrations of fish including: albacore, alewife, amberjack, anchovy, angelfish, angler, archerfish, bandfish, barbel, bass, bergylt, bib, bigeye, blackfish, bleak, blenny, blindfish, bluefish, bluegill, boarfish, bonito, bottlefish, bowfin, braize, bream, brill, bullhead, and burbot

"It is abundant in the larer lakes and quiet rivers of Great Britain and Ireland. It swims in shoals; feeds on worms, with other sift-bodied animals, and some vegetable substances." — Goodrich, 1859

Bream

"It is abundant in the larer lakes and quiet rivers of Great Britain and Ireland. It swims in shoals;…

"Twelve to fifteen inches long, feeding on fish as wel as sea-weed." — Goodrich, 1859

Black Bream

"Twelve to fifteen inches long, feeding on fish as wel as sea-weed." — Goodrich, 1859

"This feeds on fish as well as sea-weed; it is not much esteemed for eating; common in European seas." — Goodrich, 1859

Sea Bream

"This feeds on fish as well as sea-weed; it is not much esteemed for eating; common in European seas."…

"Is found from six to twelve pounds, and is taken in large numbers on the British as well as Dutch coasts." — Goodrich, 1859

Brill

"Is found from six to twelve pounds, and is taken in large numbers on the British as well as Dutch coasts."…

"Noted for being completely covered in horny scales. It is common on all the coasts of Europe and Greenland." — Goodrich, 1859

Armed Bullhead

"Noted for being completely covered in horny scales. It is common on all the coasts of Europe and Greenland."…

"Four to five inches long; hides in the water among loose stones, feeds on the larvae of water-insects, and the ova and fry of fishes; it is very voracious, and easily caught with a hook baited with red worm." — Goodrich, 1859

River Bullhead

"Four to five inches long; hides in the water among loose stones, feeds on the larvae of water-insects,…

The Atlantic Bumper (Chloroscombrus chrysurus) is a game fish in the Carangidae family.

Atlantic Bumper

The Atlantic Bumper (Chloroscombrus chrysurus) is a game fish in the Carangidae family.

"Lives in slow-running rivers, is one to two feet long, conceals itself under stones like an eel, and feeds on aquatic insects and young fish. It weighs from one to eight pounds; the flesh is white, soft, and of good flavor; common in Europe." — Goodrich, 1859

Burbot

"Lives in slow-running rivers, is one to two feet long, conceals itself under stones like an eel, and…

"Burbot (Lota vu'garis), with jugular ventral fins." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Burbot

"Burbot (Lota vu'garis), with jugular ventral fins." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

The burbot (Lota lota), is the only freshwater member of the cod family, gadidae. It is most common in streams and lakes of North America and Europe above 40°N latitude. They are fairly common in Lake Erie but are also found in the other Great Lakes.

Burbot

The burbot (Lota lota), is the only freshwater member of the cod family, gadidae. It is most common…

Betta pugnax, also known as the Fighting Fish (on account of its pugnacious habits), is a bony fish of the family Labyrinthidae, found in the streams of Siam. The fish is bred by the Siamese, who hold fish-fights, similar to cock-fights.

Fighting Fish

Betta pugnax, also known as the Fighting Fish (on account of its pugnacious habits), is a bony fish…