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Author McGinnis, Samuel M.

Title Field guide to freshwater fishes of California / Samuel M. McGinnis ; illustrated by Doris Alcorn.

Imprint Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    597.176 MCGI 2006    Available
Edition Rev. ed.
Description ix, 539 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 19 cm.
Series California natural history guides; 77
Note Rev. ed. of: Freshwater fishes of California, c1984.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 507-510) and index.
Contents 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
Subject Freshwater fishes -- California.
Fishes -- California.
Added Author McGinnis, Samuel M. Freshwater fishes of California.
Added Title Freshwater fishes of California
ISBN 0520237285 (cloth)
0520237277 (paper)

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