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Freshwater Fishes of North America free pdf Certain to stand among the reference books of choice for anyone interested in the continent's aquatic ecosystems, Freshwater Fishes of North America covers the ecology, morphology, reproduction, distribution, behavior, taxonomy, conservation, and fossil record of each North American fish family. Volume 1 (of three) covers the following North American families of fishes: Petromyzontidae (Lampreys)- Dasyatidae (Whiptail Stingrays)- Acipenseridae (Sturgeons)- Polyodontidae (Paddlefishes)- Lepisosteidae (Gars)- Amiidae (Bowfins)- Hiodontidae (Mooneyes)- Anguillidae (Freshwater Eels)- Engraulidae (Anchovies)- Cyprinidae (Carps and Minnows)- and Catostomidae (Suckers). The encyclopedic review of each fish family is accompanied by color photographs, maps, and original artwork created by noted fish illustrator Joseph R. Tomelleri. The result is a rich textual and visual experience. Widely anticipated, this monumental reference is the result of decades of analysis and synthesis by leading fish experts from a variety of universities, research laboratories, museums, and aquariums. The chapter authors of Volume 1 are: William E. Bemis- Micah G. Bennett- Michael D. Burns- Brooks M. Burr- Anthony L. Echelle- Nicholas J. Gidmark- Carter R. Gilbert- Howard S. GillLance Grande- Alex Haro- Phillip M. Harris- Eric J. Hilton- Lisa J. Hopman- Gregory Hubbard- Bernard R. Kuhajda- William J. Matthews- Deborah A. McLennan- Ian C. Potter- Claude B. Renaud- Stephen T. Ross- Michael Sandel- Andrew M. Simons- and Melvin L. Warren, Jr.

About Melvin L. Warren

Melvin L. Warren, Jr., is a research biologist and team leader of the Aquatic and Terrestrial Fauna Team at the Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research, Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service. Brooks M. Burr is a professor and curator of fishes in the Department of Zoology at Southern Illinois University. Joseph R. Tomelleri's illustrations have appeared in more than 350 publications, including books, magazines, advertisements, newspapers, and identification guides.

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Author : Melvin L. Warren
Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
Data Published : 22 August 2014
ISBN : 1421412012
EAN : 9781421412016
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 664 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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