Freshwater Fish of the Carolinas Field Guide

Freshwater Fish of the Carolinas Field Guide

by Dave Bosanko

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Freshwater Fish of the Carolinas Field Guide by Dave Bosanko


Make identifying freshwater fish easy and enjoyable. This field guide by Dave Bosanko features detailed information about 79 types of North Carolina and South Carolina fish, and the book's waterproof pages make it perfect for the dock or boat. Identify your catches with the intricately detailed fish illustrations, and verify them using the "Similar Species" comparison features. Then read fascinating facts on spawning behavior, feeding habits and more. Plus, match up your best catches against the state and North American records. With inside information for locating fishing hotspots, this book is essential for every tackle box, beach bag, RV and cabin.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591932178
Publisher: Adventure Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 02/01/2009
Series: Fish Identification Guides Series
Pages: 182
Sales rank: 791,696
Product dimensions: 4.40(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dave Bosanko was born in Kansas and studied engineering before following his love of nature to degrees in biology and chemistry from Emporia State University. He spent thirty years as staff biologist at two of the University of Minnesota's field stations. Though his training was in mammal physiology, Dave worked on a wide range of research projects ranging from fish, bird and mammal population studies to experiments with biodiversity and prairie restoration. A lifelong fisherman and avid naturalist, he is now spending his retirement writing, fishing and traveling.

Julie Martinez is an explorer, naturalist, freelance artist and formal art instructor. Her appreciation for insects, plants, rocks and fossils started in childhood with a collection that has grown throughout her life. Julie graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, with a degree in Fine Arts and Biology. She initially worked as an illustrator for the medical field, but in the late 1980s began a freelance career, which she has enjoyed ever since. Julie’s work is featured in many textbooks, journals and museum exhibits throughout North America. She is also a staff teacher at Minnesota School of Botanical Art. When not teaching, she travels with husband, Jon, exploring the wilds of the world.

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