Originally created as a record of scientific samples, the X-rays of fish at the Smithsonian Institution have emerged as astonishing works of art, comparable to fine and delicate engravings. Ichthyo: The Architecture of Fish is a stunning compendium of images drawn from the National Museum of Natural History, which holds the world's largest collection of ichthyologic specimens. Mesmerizingly beautiful and amazingly detailed, these images reveal the hidden wonders of the creatures of the deep.
Hardcover. 192 pages. 140 duotone photographs. Essays by Jean-Michel Cousteau, Dr. Daniel Pauly, and Dr. Lynne R. Parenti. Introduction by Stephanie Comer and Deborah Klochko.