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Freshwater fishes of New Zealand

Author: R M McDowall; Carolyn Lagahetau
Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Reed, 2001.
Series: Reed New Zealand nature series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This book offers a simple introduction to the discovery, identification and enjoyment of the fascinating and often beautiful range of freshwater fish to be found here. In all there are 36 species that can properly be regarded as native freshwater fishes- species like lamprey, eels, smelts, grayling, whitebait, mudfishes, bullies and torrentfish.
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Genre/Form: Field guides
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R M McDowall; Carolyn Lagahetau
ISBN: 0790007819 9780790007816
OCLC Number: 49285800
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 95 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 19 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Anatomical features --
A pictorial guide to the families of fishes found in fresh water. Lamprey --
Longfin eel --
Spotted eel --
Shortfin eel --
Common smelt --
Stokell's smelt --
Grayling --
Giant kokopu --
Banded kokopu --
Koaro --
Canterbury galaxias --
Flathead galaxias --
Dusky galaxias --
Eldon's galaxias --
Roundhead galaxias --
Gollum galaxias --
Inanga --
Dune lakes galaxias --
Chatham galaxias --
Dwarf galaxias --
Alpine galaxias --
Longjaw galaxias --
Canterbury mudfish --
Brown mudfish --
Black mudfish --
Burgundy mudfish --
Atlantic salmon --
Brown trout --
Rainbow trout --
Chinook salmon --
Sockeye salmon --
Brook char --
Mackinaw --
Brown bullhead catfish --
Goldfish --
European carp --
Tench --
Rudd --
Orfe --
Grass carp --
Silver carp --
Gambusia --
Guppy --
Sailfin miolly --
Swordtail --
Caudo --
Perch --
Totrrentfish --
Redfin bully --
Common bully --
Giant bully --
Bluegill bully --
Cran's bully --
Upland bully --
Tarndale bully --
Black flounder --
Yelloweye mullet --
Grey mullet --
Stargazer --
Cockabully --
Kahawai --
Yellowbelly flounder --
Dart goby.
Series Title: Reed New Zealand nature series.
Responsibility: R.M. McDowall ; [edited by Carolyn Lagahetau].

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This book offers a simple introduction to the discovery, identification and enjoyment of the fascinating and often beautiful range of freshwater fish to be found here. In all there are 36 species that can properly be regarded as native freshwater fishes- species like lamprey, eels, smelts, grayling, whitebait, mudfishes, bullies and torrentfish.

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