FISHES OF INDIANA: A FIELD GUIDE
Author: Thomas P. Simon
Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS, May 2011
Indiana has more fish species than any other state north of the Ohio River. This rich variety of fish fauna is on display in this informative & beautifully illustrated guide. 240 color & 133 B&W illus by Joseph R. Tomelleri; 4x8 inches, 368 pgs.
From the large freshwater species like the Paddlefish, Lake Sturgeon, and Mooneye, to Great Lakes species like the whitefish, Lake and Brook trout, and Longnose sucker, this book has them all?plus lesser-known species and a few thought to have disappeared from the state. Each species is represented by a descriptive entry containing diagnostic information, conservation status, habitat preferences, diet, reproductive biology, and other facts to assist in identification; a map showing the geographical distribution of the species across Indiana; and a taxonomically accurate and precise illustration.
WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
"The book's breakdown and detail is thorough and complete." ?Evansville Courier & Press , June 14, 2011
"All in all the book is great." ?North American Native Fish Association Forum , June 2011
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Thomas P. Simon, Ph.D., has published more than 150 scientific papers and 10 books on the natural history and ecology of North American freshwater fishes. He is a Fellow of the Indiana Academy of Science and former Director of the Indiana Biological Survey.
Joseph R. Tomelleri is a scientific illustrator.