Fishes in Kansas [NOOK Book]

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Female American Eels spend years traversing the 3,000 miles from the site of their Atlantic Ocean inception to the freshwaters of Kansas. Upon reaching the coast, they leave their male counterparts behind and make the last leg of the journey alone. Eventually swimming back, they rendezvous with the males, head out to sea, spawn, and die. Although most fishes found in Kansas aren't as well traveled as the Eel—some probably never venture more than a few thousand feet in their lives—they each have their own ...

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Fishes in Kansas

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Overview

Female American Eels spend years traversing the 3,000 miles from the site of their Atlantic Ocean inception to the freshwaters of Kansas. Upon reaching the coast, they leave their male counterparts behind and make the last leg of the journey alone. Eventually swimming back, they rendezvous with the males, head out to sea, spawn, and die. Although most fishes found in Kansas aren't as well traveled as the Eel—some probably never venture more than a few thousand feet in their lives—they each have their own characteristics that make them a unique and important influence on their environment. Featuring full-color drawings and photographs for the first time, this revised guide describes and illustrates the 135 common and not-so-common, native and introduced fishes found in Kansas. It provides a wealth of information on appearance, size, habitat, reproduction, food, and unusual or interesting traits and behaviors. Standardized common and scientific names, black-and-white drawings for each species, identification keys, and maps showing species location by county are included.

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  • BN ID: 2940019119653
  • Publisher: Lawrence : University of Kansas Natural History Museum
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Digitized from 1995 volume
  • File size: 497 KB

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