Where was the largest bass caught in Mississippi? What streams are sometimes home to the gulf sturgeon? How can an angler tell a grass pickerel from a walleye?
In Inland Fishes of Mississippi, Stephen T. Ross answers these questions and many more.
Mississippi waters are some of the richest inland fish habitats in the United States. In fact, only four states have more native fish than Mississippi's 204. Inland Fishes of Mississippi is for anglers and nature lovers who want to learn more about this thriving diversity.
Introductory chapters present the history of the study of fish in Mississippi, the distribution patterns of species, important conservation issues, and valuable information on identifying fish by examining body shape and structure.
Following these are illustrated keys to all the families of fish known to inhabit inland waters. Each key is a detailed guide to identifying the specific species within a family of fish. Keys include:
For both the casual angler and the ichthyologist, Inland Fishes of Mississippi will prove a constant resource and an irreplaceable asset for identifying, observing, and catching the state's various species.
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The deluxe, comprehensive guide to the native species of inland fishes found in MississippiAbout the Author:
Stephen T. Ross is professor of biological sciences and Curator of Fishes at the University of Southern Mississippi. The editor for ecology and ethology of Copeia, he has also published articles in numerous journals such as American Naturalist, Environmental Biology of Fishes, and Transactions of the American Fisheries Society.
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Book Description University Press of Mississipp, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111578062462
Book Description University Press of Mississippi. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 1578062462 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1621557
Book Description University Press of Mississippi, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1578062462