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Fishes of Wisconsin
George C. Becker
"Clearly the best available regional or state fish book."
This magnificent, encyclopedic reference to 157 fish specieswhich are found not only in Wisconsin but also in much of the Great Lakes region and Mississippi River watershedhas been a model for all other such works. In addition to comprehensive species accounts, Becker discusses water resources and fisheries management from both historical and practical policy perspectives.
"The ultimate reference guide for researchers, fish managers, students, and, of course, fishermen."Wisconsin Trails
"One of the best three or four books of its kind ever written."Rudolph J. Miller, American Zoologist
George C. Becker was emeritus professor of biology and the former curator of fishes at the University of WisconsinStevens Point.
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1064 pp. 8 1/2 x 11
177 color photos,
b/w illus. & maps throughout
Cloth is out of print
This book is now available free online as open access.
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