A timely, authoritative monograph that charts the distribution of North American freshwater fish throughout the continent, attempts to explain these observed distribution tendencies, and develops a theory for the dispersal and evolution of these fishes through historical drainage patterns, plate tectonics, and Pleistocene glaciation. Chapters cover ichthyofaunal 'provinces', fossil fishes, population ecology, and the effect of man's introduction of exotic species into the ecosystem.
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Book Description Wiley-Interscience, 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Oversize hardcover; name stamped on front free endpaper and top and fore-edges, otherwise text clean and solid; some wear, tear and discoloration to dust jacket; NOTE: additional postage necessary for international shipping ; 9.70 X 7.80 X 2 inches; 866 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 153936
Book Description Wiley-Interscience, 1986. Book Condition: Used. This Book is in Good Condition. Clean Copy With Light Amount of Wear. 100% Guaranteed. Summary: Introduction to the Zoogeography of North American Fishes (J. Briggs).Ichthyofaunal Patterns on a Geographic Grid (D. McAllister, et al.).Zoogeography on Freshwater Fishes of the Hudson Bay Drainage, Ungava Bay, and the Arctic Archipelago (E. Crossman and D. McAllister).The Fish Fauna of the Laurentian Great Lakes, the St.Lawrence Lowlands, Newfoundland and Labrador (J. Underhill).Zoogeography of the Northern Appalachians (R. Schmidt).Zoogeography of the Fishes of the Central Appalachians and the Central Atlantic Coastal Plain (C. Hocutt, et al.).Zoogeography of the Freshwater Fishes of the Southeastern United States' Savannah River to Lake Ponchartrain (C. Swift).Zoogeographic Implications of the Mississippi River Basin (H. Robison).Zoogeography of Fishes of the Lower Ohio-Upper Mississippi Basin (B. Burr and L. Page).Drainage Evolution and Fish Biogeography of the Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers Drainage Relm (W. Starnes and D. Etnier).Fishes in the Western Mississippi Drainage (F. Cross, et al.).Zoogeography of Freshwater Fishes of the Western Gulf Slope (J. Conner and R. Suttkus).The Evolution of the Rio Grande Basin as Inferred from Its Fish Fauna (M. Smith and R. Miller).Origin and Geography of the Fishes of Central Mexico (R. Miller and M. Smith).Geography of Western North America Freshwater Fishes' Description and Relationships to Intracontinental Tectonism (W. Minckley, et al.).Zoogeography of the Freshwater of Cascadia (The Columbia System and Rivers North to the Stikine (J. McPhail and C. Lindsey).Zoogeography of Fishes of the Yukon and Mackenzie Basins (C. Lindsey and J. McPhail).Distribution of Exotic Fishes in North America (W. Courtenay, et al.).Review of the Fossil History of North America Freshwater Fishes (T. Cavender).Literature Cited.Index. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_usedgood_0471864196