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Handbook of Freshwater Fishery Biology, Volume One, Life History Data on Freshwater Fishes of the United States and Canada, Exclusive of the Perciformes

ISBN: 978-0-8138-0709-6
752 pages
July 1997, Wiley-Blackwell
Handbook of Freshwater Fishery Biology, Volume One, Life History Data on Freshwater Fishes of the United States and Canada, Exclusive of the Perciformes (0813807093) cover image

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These volumes have, for over 30 years, been the most readily available source listing the scattered articles, theses, bulletins, and research on freshwater fish in the United States and Canada.

The Handbook of Freshwater Fishery Biology summarizes the available data on age, growth, length weight, fecundity, reproductive behavior feeding habits, and necessary environment for each freshwater species. The comparison of species is presented in a manner easily used by fishery mangers and biologists.

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Table of Contents

Preface v

Introduction 3

Life Histories by Species 23

Conversion Tables 583

Inches to Nearest Millimeter 583

Feet to Meters 584

Miles to Kilometers 584

Ounces to Grams 585

Hundredths of Pound to Nearest Gram 585

Pounds by Tenths to Nearest Gram 585

Acres to Hectares 586

Pounds/Acre to Kilograms/Hectare 587

Condition Factor C to K 587

Temperature - Fahrenheit to Centigrade 587

Citations 589

Indexes

Author 721

Subject 739

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Author Information

Kenneth D. Carlander was Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor Agriculture, Professor of Fisheries, Dept. of Animal Ecology at Iowa State University. Served as President of the Iowa Academy of Science and the American Fisheries Society and was a U.S. Representative, International Association of Theoretical and Applied Limnology. He served as a consultant for the Ford Foundation Alexandria University, in Egypt in 1056-66.
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