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Corporate Author Kansas Fishes Committee, author and issuing body.

Title Kansas fishes / Kansas Fishes Committee, Donald A. Distler, Wichita State University [and ten others] ; foreword by William J. Matthews ; illustrations by Joseph R. Tomelleri.

Publication Info. Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2014]


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  597.1 K133k 2014 c.2  ---  Missing
 Axe Kansas Collection Oversize  597.1 K133k 2014    ---  Lib Use Only
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Kansas Collection  K 597.1 Tom    ---  Available
Description xxiii, 518 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (chiefly color) ; 32 cm
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Note "More than 50 authors contributed species accounts"--Acknowledgments.
Dedicated to Frank B. Cross to honor his legacy to the people and natural resources of Kansas. (Foreword, preface, "In memoriam")
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary A guide and reference for the angler, scientist, and amateur naturalist alike, this comprehensive volume profiles each of the 144 fish species inhabiting the waterways of Kansas as well as 27 others that might make their way to the state from nearby river basins.
Contents In memoriam : Frank Bernard Cross, 1925-2001 -- Introduction -- Fish anatomy and physiology -- Kansas streams and native species conservation -- History of ichthyology in Kansas -- Explanation of keys and species accounts -- Dichotomous keys to families, genera, and species -- Petromyzontidae, lampreys -- Acipenseridae, sturgeons -- Polyodontidae, paddlefishes -- Lepisosteidae, gars -- Amiidae, bowfins -- Hiodontidae, mooneyes -- Auguillidae, freshwater eels -- Clupeidae, herrings -- Cyprinidae, carps and minnows -- Catostomidae, suckers -- Ictaluridae, North American catfishes -- Osmeridae, smelts -- Salmonidae, trouts and salmons -- Esocidae, pikes and mudminnows -- Gadidae, cods -- Atherinopsidae, new world silversides -- Fundulidae, topminnows -- Cyprinodontidae, pupfishes -- Poeciliidae, livebearers -- Cottidae, sculpins -- Moronidae, temperate basses -- Centrarchidae, sunfishes -- Percidae, perches and darters -- Sciaenidae, drums and croakers -- Nearby species not native to Kansas.
Subject Freshwater fishes -- Kansas.
Freshwater fishes -- Kansas -- Identification.
Cross, Frank B. (Frank Bernard), 1925-2001.
Ichthyology -- Kansas -- History.
Fishes -- Kansas.
Fishes -- Kansas -- Identification.
Added Author Distler, Donald A., author.
Tomelleri, Joseph R., illustrator.
ISBN 9780700619610

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