Freshwater Fish Distribution

Other | August 1, 2001

byBerra, Tim M., Tim M. Berra

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This book clearly identifies nearly 170 families of fishes through the use of high-quality illustrations and includes an accurate account of selected members of that particular fish family, as well as a distribution map and accompanying commentary on classification, distribution, and diversity.

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* High-quality illustrations of representatives from each family
* Distribution map provided for each family
* Commentary for each family

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This book clearly identifies nearly 170 families of fishes through the use of high-quality illustrations and includes an accurate account of selected members of that particular fish family, as well as a distribution map and accompanying commentary on classification, distribution, and diversity.Key Features* High-quality illustrations o...

Tim M. Berra received his B.S. in biology from St. Louis University, Missouri. He earned a M.S. and Ph.D. in biology from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was awarded a Fulbright Post-doctoral Fellowship to the Australian National University in Canberra in 1969-1970; in 1971 he joined the faculty of the University of Pap...

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Format:OtherDimensions:604 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 1, 2001Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0080532012

ISBN - 13:9780080532011

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Extra Content

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Pronunciation of Family Names

Families and Maps

Agnatha-Jawless Fishes

Petromyzontidae-Lampreys

Geotriidae-Pouched Lamprey

Mordaciidae-Southern Hemisphere Lampreys

Gnathostomata-Jawed Fishes

Chondrichthyes-Cartilaginous Fishes

Carcharhinidae-Requiem Sharks

Potamotrygonidae-River Stingrays

Dasyatidae-Whiptail Stingrays

Sarcopterygii-Lungfishes

Ceratodontidae-Australian Lungfish

Lepidosirenidae-South American Lungfish

Protopteridae-African Lungfishes

Actinopterygii-Ray-Finned Fishes

Polypteridae-Bichirs

Acipenseridae-Sturgeons

Polyodontidae-Paddlefishes

Lepisosteidae-Gars

Amiidae-Bowfin

Osteoglossidae-Bonytongues

Pantodontidae-Butterflyfish

Hiodontidae-Mooneye and Goldeneye

Notopteridae-Featherbacks

Mormyridae-Elephantfishes

Gymnarchidae-Aba

Anguillidae-Freshwater Eels

Denticipitidae-Denticle Herring

Engraulidae-Anchovies

Pristigasteridae-Pristigasterids

Clupeidae-Herrings

Sundasalangidae-Sundasalangids

Kneriidae-Kneriids

Phractolaemidae-Snake Mudhead

Cyprinidae-Minnows, Carps

Gyrinocheilidae-Algae Eaters

Catostomidae-Suckers

Cobitidae-Loaches

Balitoridae-River or Hillstream Loaches

Distichodontidae-Distichodontids

Citharinidae-Citharinids

Parodontidae-Parodontids

Curimatidae-Curimatids

Prochilodontidae-Prochilodontids

Anostomidae-Anostomids, Headstanders

Chilodontidae-Chilodontids, Headstanders

Crenuchidae-Crenuchids, South American Darters

Hemiodontidae-Hemiodontids

Alestidae-African Characins or Tetras

Gasteropelecidae-Hatchetfishes, Flying Characins

Characidae-Characids

Acestrorhynchidae-Acestrorhynchids

Cynodontidae-Cynodontids

Erythrinidae-Trahiras

Lebiasinidae-Lebiasinids

Ctenoiuciidae-Pike Characins

Hepsetidae-African Pike Characins

Diplomystidae-Diplomystids

Cetopsidae-Whale-Like Catfishes

Ictaluridae-North American or Bullhead Catfishes

Claroteidae-Claroteid Catfishes

Austroglanididae-Austroglanidid Catfishes

Bagridae-Bagrid Catfishes

Pimelodidae-Long-Whiskered Catfishes

Cranoglanididae-Armorhead Catfishes

Siluridae-Silurid Catfishes

Schilbeidae-Schilbeid Catfishes

Pangasiidae-Pangasiid Catfishes

Chacidae-Squarehead, Angler, or Frogmouth Catfishes

Plotosidae-Eeltail Catfishes

Clariidae-Air-Breathing or Walking Catfishes

Heteropneustidae-Air Sac or Stinging Catfishes

Malapteruridae-Electric Catfishes

Ariidae-Sea Catfishes

Mochokidae-Upside-Down Catfishes, Squeakers

Doradidae-Thorny or Talking Catfishes

Auchenipteridae-Driftrwood Catfishes, Slopehead Catfishes

Amblycipitidae-Torrent Catfishes

Akysidae-Stream Catfishes

Sisoridae-Sisorid Catfishes

Erethistidae-Erethistid Catfishes

Aspredinidae-Banjo Catfishes

Amphiliidae-Loach Catfishes

Nematogenyidae-Nematogenyid Catfishes

Trichomycteridae-Parasitic or Pencil Catfishes

Callichthyidae-Armored Catfishes

Scoloplacidae-Spiny Dwarf Catfishes

Loricariidae-Suckermouth Armored Catfishes

Astroblepidae-Climbing Catfishes

Sternopygidae-Glass Knifefishes

Rhamphichthyidae-Sand Knifefishes

Hypopomidae-Hypopomid Knifefishes

Apteronotidae-^Ghost Knifefishes

Gymnotidae-Naked-Back Knifefishes

Electrophoridae-Electric Eel or Electric Knifefish

Esocidae-Pikes

Umbridae-Mudminnows

Osmeridae-Smelts

Salangidae-Icefishes or Noodlefishes

Retropinnidae-Southern Hemisphere Smelts and Graylings

Lepidogalaxiidae-Salamanderfish

Galaxiidae-Galaxiids

Salmonidae-Salmons, Trouts

Percopsidae-Trout-Perches

Aphredoderidae-Pirate Perch

Amblyopsidae-Cavefishes

Bythitidae-Viviparous Brotulas

Gadidae-Cods

Batrachoididae-Toadfishes

Mugilidae-Mullets

Bedotiidae-Bedotiids

Melanotaeniidae-Rainbowfishes

Pseudomugilidae-Blue Eyes

Atherinidae-Silver Sides

Telmatherinidae-Sailfin Silversides or Celebes Rainbowfishes

Phallostethidae-Phallostethids or Priapium Fishes

Adrianichthyidae-Ricefishes, Medakas

Belonidae-Needlefishes

Hemiramphidae-Halfbeaks

Aplocheilidae-Old World Aplocheiloids

Rivulidae-New World Aplocheiloids or Rivulines

Profundulidae-Middle American Killifishes

Fundulidae-Topminnows and Kiuifishes

Valenciidae-Valenciids

Anablepidae-Four-Eyed Fishes

Poeciliidae-Poeciliids

Goodeidae-^Goodeids

Cyprinodontidae-Pupfishes, Killifishes

Gasterosteidae-Sticklebacks

Syngnathidae-Pipefishes and Seahorses

Indostomidae-Indostomids

Synbranchidae-Swamp Eels

Chaudhuriidae-Earthworm Eels

Mastacembelidae-Spiny Eels

Cottidae-Sculpins

Comephoridae-Baikal Oilfishes

Abyssocottidae-Abyssocottids

Centropomidae-Snooks

Ambassidae-Asiatic Glassfishes

Moronidae-Temperate Basses

Percichthyidae-Temperate Perches

Centrarchidae-Sunfishes

Percidae-Perches, Darters

Apogonidae-Cardinalfishes, Mouth-Almighty

Coiidae-^Tigerperches

Polynemidae-Threadfins

Sciaenidae-Drums, Croakers

Monodactylidae-Moonfishes

Toxotidae-Archerfishes

Nandidae-Asian Leaffishes

Polycentridae-African and South American Leaffishes

Pristolepididae-Pristolepidids

Terapontidae-Grunters

Kuhliidae-Flagtails

Elassomatidae-Pygmy Sunfishes

Cichlidae-Cichlids

Embiotocidae-Surfperches

Bovichthyidae-Bovichthyids

Cheimarrhichthyidae-Torrentfish

Rhyacichthyidae-Loach Gobies

Odontobutidae-Odontobutids

Eleotridae-Sleepers, Gudgeons

Gobiidae-Gobies

Kurtidae-Nurseryfishes

Scatophagidae-Scats

Luciocephalidae-Pikehead

Anabantidae-Climbing Gouramies

Helostomatidae-Kissing Gourami

Belontiidae-Gouramies

Osphronemidae-Giant Gouramies

Channidae-Snakeheads

Achiridae-American Soles

Soleidae-Soles

Cynoglossidae-Tonguefishes

Tetraodontidae-Puffers

Appendix A: Principal Rivers of the World

Appendix B: Principal Lakes of the World

Bibliography

Index