Saltwater Fishes of Florida: Central and Northern Gulf of Mexico is for fishermen and nature enthusiasts alike, featuring 65 common species of fish occurring in the beautiful bays, beaches and offshore waters of Florida’s Gulf coast—from the Tampa Bay to the Gulf Islands National Seashore.
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 guide, conveniently folds up in to a packet narrow enough to fit in a back pocket, yet sturdy enough to stand up under repeated use – durable lamination also makes it waterproof.
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Diane grew up in Louisiana and attended Tulane University where she studied biological illustration, art history and the natural sciences.
She graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Biological Illustration and moved to Florida with her husband, a marine biologist.
Because of her lifelong love of fishing, she decided to choose ichthyology as her illustration specialty. Her watercolor fish illustrations are in high demand for conservation, nature and scientific publications.
Her oil paintings have been featured on state and conservation fishing stamps, magazine covers, and books.
She continues to prioritize projects that enhance conservation of our natural resources, and supports many organizations and charities with her time and donation of artwork.
Diane currently serves as Vice President of the Florida Foundation for Responsible Angling.