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A guide to the study of fresh-water biology

Author: James G Needham; Paul R Needham
Publisher: San Francisco, Holden-Day, 1962.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 5th ed., rev. and enlView all editions and formats
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Facilitates the recognition of fresh-water organisms, both in the field and in the laboratory. Generic names are applied in an inclusive sense to groups of species that a beginner may recognize by  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Field guides
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Needham, James G. (James George), 1868-1956.
Guide to the study of fresh-water biology.
San Francisco, Holden-Day, 1962
(DLC) 62020742
(OCoLC)272817
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James G Needham; Paul R Needham
OCLC Number: 595267169
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (107 pages) illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: General references --
pt. 1. Aids to the recognition of fresh-water algae, invertebrates, and fishes --
Keys, charts, tables --
1. Algae --
Key 1 : Algae --
Plate 1A : Blue-green algae --
Plate 1B : Green algae --
Key 1C : Desmids (Desmidiaceae) --
Plate 1C : Desmids --
Key 1D : Diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) --
Plate 1D : Diatoms --
2. Protozoans --
Table 2A : Protozoans --
Plate 2A : Protozoans --
Table 2B : Protozoans --
Plate 2B : Protozoans --
3. Miscellaneous invertebrates --
Plate 3 : Miscellaneous invertebrates --
4. Rotifer --
Key 4 : Rotifers --
Plate 4 : Rotifers --
5. Molluscs (Mollusca) --
Key 5 : Molluscs --
Plate 5 : Molluscs --
6. Crustaceans (Crustacea) --
Chart 6A : Classification of fresh-water crustacea --
Plate 6A : Crustaceans : Malacostracans and branchiopods --
Chart 6B : Recognition characteristics of fresh-water crustacea --
Plate 6B : Crustaceans : Cladocerons, Copepods, and Ostracods --
Key 6 : Crustaceans. Insects --
Key to the orders of aquatic insect larvae --
Chart : Recognition characteristics of commoner forms of aquatic insect larvae --
7. Key 7 : Hellgrammites (Megaloptera and Neuroptera Larvae) --
Plate 7 : Miscellaneous insects --
8. Stonefly Nymphs (Plecoptera) --
Key 8 : Stonefly Nymphs --
Plate 8 : Stonefly nymphs --
9. Mayfly Nymphs (Ephemeroptera) --
Key 9 : Mayfly Nymphs --
Plate 9A : Mayfly Nymphs --
Plate 9B : Mayfly Nymphs --
10. Dragonfly and Damselfly Nymphs (Odonata) --
Key 10 : Dragonfly and Damselfly Nymphs --
Plate 10A : Dragonfly Nymphs --
Plate 10B : Dragonfly Nymphs --
Plate 10C : Dragonfly Nymphs --
Plate 10D : Damselfly Nymphs --
11. Water bugs (Hemiptera) --
Key 11 : Water bugs --
Plate 11 : Water bugs --
12. Caddisfly larvae (Trichoptera) --
Key 12 : Caddisfly larvae --
Plate 12 : Caddisfly larval houses --
13. Two-winged Flies (Diptera) --
Key 13 : Crane Fly Larvae --
Plate 13A : Crane Fly and Syrphus Fly Larvae --
Plate 13B : Miscellaneous Fly Larvae --
14. Beetles (Coleoptera) --
Key 14A : Adults of common aquatic beetles --
Plate 14A : Larvae and adult beetles --
Key 14B : Larvae of common aquatic beetles --
Plate 14B : Larvae and adult beetles. 15. Fresh-water fishes --
Definitions and counts of fish structures --
Key 15A : Fresh-water fishes --
Plate 15A : Fish structures --
Key 15B : Trout (Salmo) and Charrs (Salvelinus) --
Plate 15B : Fishes --
Key 15C : Perch (Percidae) --
Plate 15C : Fishes --
Key 15D : Sunfishes and Basses (Centrarchidae) --
Plate 15D : Young Pacific Salmon (Oncorhynchus) --
Key 15E : Adult Pacific Salmon (Oncorhynchus) --
Key 15F : Young Pacific Salmon (Oncorhynchus) --
pt. 2. Methods of sampling and analyzing aquatic organisms and their environments --
Equipment --
Caring for field collections --
Methods of taking quantitative bottom samples --
Distribution and abundance of stream-dwelling organisms --
Analyzing water for oxygen, carbon dioxide, and alkalinities --
Methods of collecting fishes --
Preservation of fishes --
Methods of collecting fish scales --
Stream and lake surveys --
Studies of aquatic environments --
Suggested outline for studies --
Glossary.
Responsibility: [by] James G. Needham [and] Paul R. Needham.

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