The book Fish and Fisheries comprises thirty four chapters which include both Ichthyology and Fisheries. This book written in a lucid style and having very high standard of presentation. Selected topics from fish anatomy, fish physiology, identification of fishes and fisheries have been incorporated in this book which are extremely useful for the Hons. and Postgraduate students of Indian Universities reading fishery science. Balanced description, well labelled beautiful illustration and mention of pioneer contributions are some of the special features of this book. While compiling the manuscript of this book all important books and journals concerned have been consulted so far. Some fresh water fishes of India have been described with latest classification, diagnostic features, distribution and fin formula in the book. The book has been thoroughly revised and enlarged. Some new chapters like Food Feeding Habits and Alimentary Canal , Skeleton , Common Biota of Fish Ponds of India , Fish and Pesticides and Fisheries Institutions in India have been added. Some old sketches have been replaced and also some new have been added. This will be quite useful for the students particularly for their practical classes. Matters described in this book are comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date. All efforts have been made to make the book of prime utility for the students. Contents: Chapter 1: Fishes and their Evolutionary History, Chapter 2: Food, Feeding Habits, and Alimentary Canal, Chapter 3: Skeleton, Chapter 4: Migration of Fishes, Chapter 5: Air Bladder and Weberian Ossicles in Fishes, Chapter 6: Respiration in Fishes, Chapter 7: Excretion adn Osmoregulation, Chapter 8: Fish Diseases, Chapter 9: Electric Organs in Fishes, Chapter 10: Sound Production in Fishes, Chapter 11: Bioluminescence, Chapter 12: Breeding, Development and Parental Care in Fishes, Chapter 13: Larvivorous (Larvicidal) Fishes, Chapter 14: Hill-Stream Fishes, Chapter 15: Exotic and Transplanted Fishes, Chapter 16: Class: Dipnoi, Chapter 17: Class: Holocephali, Chapter 18: Skin and Scales, Chapter 19: Endocrine Glands in Fishes, Chapter 20: Indian Fisheries, Chapter 21: Reservoir Fishery Management, Chapter 22: Economic Importance of Fish, Chapter 23: Fishing Technology, Chapter 24: Preservation and Processing of Fish, Chapter 25: Transport and Marketing of Fish, Chapter 26: Pons: Its Management and Productivity, Chapter 27: Common Biota of Fish Ponds of India, Chapter 28: Induced Breeding, Chapter 29: Preparation and Maintenance of Aquarium, Chapter 30: Shapes of Tail, Median and Paired Fins, Chapter 31: Fish and Pesticides, Chapter 32: Some Preliminary Methods in Fishery Science Study, Chapter 33: Some Common Fresh Water Fishes of India, Chapter 34: Fisheries Institutions in India.