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Field Guide to Wisconsin Streams: Plants, Fishes, Invertebrates, Amphibians, and Reptiles
by Michael A. Miller, Katie Songer and Ron Dolen
University of Wisconsin Press, 2014
Paper: 978-0-299-29454-0
Library of Congress Classification QH105.W6M55 2014
Dewey Decimal Classification 577.6409775

From bubbling spring-fed headwaters to quiet, marshy creeks and tannin-stained northern reaches, Wisconsin is home to 84,000 miles of streams. This guide is the ultimate companion for learning about the animals and plants in Wisconsin streams. A collaborative effort by dozens of biologists and ecologists, Field Guide toWisconsin Streams is accessible to anglers, teachers and students, amateur naturalists, and experienced scientists alike.
            More than 1,000 images illustrate the species in this field guide. These images are augmented by detailed ecological and taxonomic notes, descriptions of look-alike species, and distribution maps. The guide identifies:
• more than 130 common plants
• all 120 fishes known to inhabit Wisconsin streams
• 8 crayfishes
• 50 mussels
• 10 amphibians
• 17 reptiles
• 70 families of insects
• other commonly found invertebrates.

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