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Field Guide to Freshwater Fishes of California


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Oktober 2006

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Using drawings coupled with descriptions, this guide provides a simple but effective method of identifying the freshwater fish of California.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Acknowledgments INTRODUCTION Freshwater Habitats Physical and Biological Environment External Anatomy and Physiology Internal Anatomy Measurements and Defining Characteristics Protective Status ILLUSTRATED KEYS Key to Families Key to Species SPECIES ACCOUNTS AND ANGLING NOTES Lamprey (Petromyzontidae) Pike (Escocidae) COLLECTING AND OBSERVING LIVE FRESHWATER FISHES Regulations and Methods Aquariums and Ponds Photography and Making Fish Prints Fish Watching in the Wild FRESHWATER FISH IN THE KITCHEN How to Clean a Fish Cooking Freshwater Fish Checklist of Species and Subspecies Abbreviations Glossary State Fish Hatcheries Sport Fishing Weight Records Selected References Index

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Samuel M. McGinnis is Professor Emeritus of Biology at California State University, Hayward, where he taught ichthyology for 38 years.

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"A handy guide to the freshwater fishes of California designed for amateur naturalists and anglers. Alcom's illustrations are excellent." - Peter Moyle, author of Inland Fishes of California"
EAN: 9780520237278
ISBN: 0520237277
Untertitel: 'California Natural History Gui'. Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2006
Seitenanzahl: 539 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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