The Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation would like to thank the following contributors for providing the outstanding images, illustrations and photos used throughout this Web site.

Fish Illustrators for the Species Explorer:

Diane Rome Peebles
Diane's artwork has appeared on the covers of sport-fishing periodicals and on numerous marine conservation stamps/prints and educational publications produced by several state governments. While her work continues to grow in popularity among private collectors, Diane still maintains an active illustration career, with her first priorities going to projects that enhance conservation of our natural resources. 
Visit Diane‚Äôs web site. 

Duane Raver, Jr.
Specializing in fish illustrations, he has completed many series over the years including paintings for Virginia's fish book, as well as, Lousiana, Oklahoma, North Carolina and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Raver was named "Wildlife Artist of the Year" by the N.C. Wildlife Federation in 1972, 1975, 1976 and 1984.
Learn more about Duane Raver. 

Joseph R. Tomelleri
Kansas City Artist Joseph R. Tomelleri turned full time to illustration in 1986. His 800+ illustrations have appeared in more than 350 publications, including 30 books, scores of magazines, advertisements, greeting cards, T-shirts, furniture, posters, trading cards, newspapers, and identification guides. One hundred sixty-one illustrations comprise his book, Fishes of the Central United States, co-authored with Mark Eberle.
Learn more about Joseph Tomelleri.

International Game Fish Association
The IGFA is a not-for-profit organization committed to the conservation of game fish and the promotion of responsible, ethical angling practices through science, education, rule making and record keeping. 
Visit the IGFA website.



Liza Poinier, NH Fish & Game,

Tom Smalley, MN Dept of Natural Resources Boating Education,

Explore Minnesota