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Becker, George C. / Fishes of Wisconsin
(1983)

Contents,   pp. vii-viii PDF (387.6 KB)


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Contents 
Preface                                                              ix 
Acknowledgments                                                      xi 
Wisconsin Waters                                                    3 
    Glacial History                                                 3 
    Water Resources                                                 5 
    Water Uses                                                      8 
    The Pollution Problem                                           10 
    Pollution from Heavy Metals                                     12 
    Pesticides and PCBs                                             13 
    Thermal Pollution                                               13 
    Acid Precipitation                                              15 
    Eutrophication: Enrichment of Waters                            15 
    Solving Pollution Problems                                      16 
Wisconsin Fishes and Fishery Management                             18 
    Early Limnological and Fishery Research                         18 
    Fish Culture and Stocking                                        19 
    Fish Rescue and Transfer                                        22 
    Fishkills                                                       23 
    Fishing Demand and the Fish Resource                            24 
    Fishery Management: Trends and New Developments                 27 
    Preserving Ecosystem Integrity: The Role of Nongame Fishes      28 
    Number of Species, Their Distribution, and Future Entries       32 
    Crossover Connections                                           33 
    Exotic Fishes                                                   34 
    Extirpated and Endangered Fishes                                36 
Fish Parasites                                                      38 
The Species Accounts                                                43 
    Key to the Distribution Maps                                    43 
    Organization of the Species Accounts                            47 
Glossary                                                            51 
Abbreviations, Signs, and Tables of Equivalents                     61 
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