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Field Guide To Fishes Of The Chesapeake Bay

Author: Edward O. Murdy
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 142140768X
Size: 63.39 MB
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The only comprehensive field guide to the Chesapeake’s fishes, this book is an indispensable resource for both anglers and students of the Bay. Vivid illustrations by Val Kells complement the expertise of researchers Edward O. Murdy and John A. Musick. They describe fishes that inhabit waters ranging from low-salinity estuaries to the point where the Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. Key features of this field guide include• full-color illustrations of more than 200 species• text that is presented adjacent to illustrations for easy reference• detailed descriptions of physical characteristics, range, occurrence in the Bay, reproduction, diet, and statistics from fisheries research• spot illustrations that highlight critical features of certain fish• illustrations of juveniles when they look different from adults• appendices that include identification keys Formatted as a compact field guide for students, scientists, researchers, and fishermen, Field Guide to Fishes of the Chesapeake Bay should be a standard passenger on any boat that plies the Chesapeake’s waters.

Fishes Chesapeake Bay Pb

Author: Murdy Eo
Publisher: Smithsonian
ISBN: 9781588340450
Size: 67.60 MB
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This comprehensive treatise enables users to identify 267 species of fish found in Chesapeake Bay through a system of keys to the orders, to the families within orders, and to the species within families. Written by biologists affiliated with either academic institutions or the National Science Foundation, it offers illustrations from the Smithsonian Institution archives.

Life In The Chesapeake Bay

Author: Alice Jane Lippson
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801883378
Size: 69.28 MB
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Life in the Chesapeake Bay is the most important book ever published on America's largest estuary. Now in its third edition, the book has been updated with a new gallery of thirty-nine color photographs and dozens of new species descriptions and illustrations.

Chesapeake Bay

Author: Christopher P. White
Publisher: Tidewater Pub
Size: 57.10 MB
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Describes the nine types of habitat found in the Chesapeake Bay area, discusses each one's ecological system

A Field Guide To Coastal Fishes

Author: Valerie A. Kells
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421418320
Size: 37.85 MB
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From the Arctic waters of Alaska to the southern tip of California, this fully illustrated guide captures the stunning diversity of fishes along the western coastlines of the United States and Canada. The combined work of renowned marine science illustrator Val Kells and distinguished ichthyologists Luiz A. Rocha and Larry G. Allen, A Field Guide to Coastal Fishes: From Alaska to California is this region’s most current and thorough fish identification guide. Whether you are an angler, scuba diver, naturalist, student, or teacher, you will find every fish you’re trying to identify, each shown in lifelike detail. The book’s coverage extends from shallow, brackish waters to depths of about 200 meters. Key features include· Over 950 illustrations of adults, juveniles, and color variants · Descriptions of 157 fish families and almost 700 species· Text presented adjacent to the illustrations· Concise details about the biology, range, and distribution of each species Poised to become your go-to reference, this guide will find a welcome spot on your boat, in your backpack, or on your bookshelf.

Rudow S Guide To Fishing The Chesapeake

Author: Lenny Rudow
Publisher: Cornell Maritime Press/Tidewater Publishers
ISBN: 9780870335686
Size: 75.53 MB
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Rudows Guide to Fishing the Chesapeake is the most comprehensive handbook for anglers on all of the Chesapeakes waters from main-stem bay to tributaries and tidal creeks. Detailed charts feature over 550 boating hot spots and 35 public shoreline fishing spots, plus 33 reliable public boat ramps. Specific bay sportfish and the most effective methods of catching them during each phase of the season are meticulously discussed on a fish-by-fish basis, as are both modern and traditional tackle and rigs. Never before has a fishing guide tackled each aspect of angling the Chesapeake Bay so thoroughly. Topics are as varied as casting for spring trophy rockfish on the Susquehanna Flats, jigging for seatrout at the Bay Bridge, wire-lining for flounder at the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel, and ice fishing for perch in Port Deposit are all covered in depth. There are even sections on shoreline fishing for each area of the Chesapeake. If you want to boost your catch rate every time you fish the bay, this book will help you do it. See also Off the Hook: Rudows Recipes for Cooking Your Catch.

Rudow S Guide To Rockfish

Author: Lenny Rudow
Publisher: Geared Up LLC
ISBN: 9780978727833
Size: 46.81 MB
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The striped bass-rockfish, to anglers living in this fish's southern range-is the most popular inshore gamefish in the Mid-Atlantic region. This book is dedicated to one thing: helping you catch more striped bass. Make that two things, because I'm sure you want to catch bigger ones, too. In Rudow's Guide to Rockfish, we'll pick apart the factors that have an effect on the way you fish: tidal patterns, water quality, sun and moon, weather changes, etc. We'll detail each of the major tactics used by recreational and professional anglers, and discuss which is most effective – when, where, and why. You'll learn my top 10 hotspots for catching stripers, and why each of these locations offers you an opportunity to enjoy the striper fishing of a lifetime. You want to catch more, bigger rockfish? Let's get to it!

Birds And Marshes Of The Chesapeake Bay Country

Author: Brooke Meanley
Publisher: Cornell Maritime Press
ISBN: 9780870332074
Size: 46.36 MB
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A remarkably diverse population of bird life, migratory and indigenous, lives in the region known as the Chesapeake Bay country. It is one of the finest locations on the eastern seaboard for observing wild birds. Among the cattail and wild rice, the cordgrass and loblolly, from the countryside north of Baltimore to the windswept beaches of the Atlantic, are the imperilled canvasback, the boat-tailed grackle, the secretive king rail, the fragile egret, and the evasive snowy owl. Illustrated with photographs and line drawings, this book is indispensable to bird watchers and conservationists in the Chesapeake Bay region.

Chesapeake Almanac

Author: John Page Williams
Publisher: Tidewater Pub
Size: 71.73 MB
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Where do the Chesapeake Bay's sea turtles come from in the summer, and where do they go in winter? Where do swans come from when they arrive in the region in November? Why do fishermen and sailors consistently see monarch butterflies out over the open bay in late summer? This book answers those questions and more. The fascinating natural history sketches in this book will enable those who love the Chesapeake to tune in to the bay's creatures and seasonal events. The fishing enthusiast will discover things that help him or her catch more bluefish or white perch; the bird watcher and the hiker will learn when to look for the appearance of the ospreys in the spring and the geese in the fall. The cruising sailor drinking morning coffee while anchored in a quiet cove will learn why a great blue heron stalks the shallows in summer; the canoeist will discover when to look for wild marsh flowers.