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Fishes of Indiana: A Field Guide

Thomas P. Simon & Joseph R. Tomelleri

Fishes of Indiana: A Field Guide by Thomas P. Simon & Joseph R. Tomelleri
Format: Softcover, 345 pages
Publisher: Indiana University Press, May 2011
ISBN: 9780253223081
$37.00 (Includes Shipping to Canada or the U.S.)


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 and beautifully illustrated guide. 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. 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.