Stream Fishes of Ohio—Field Guide

by Brian Zimmerman. Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife. 2011. 78p. illus. maps. OCLC# 740435870. Free.

The book cover of "Stream Fishes of Ohio—Field Guide" by Brian Zimmerman, Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife features an underwater picture of a small colorful fish swimming above the rocky bottom of a body of water.


Fish are far harder to observe than most other wildlife. But for the adventuresome naturalist who doesn’t mind getting a little wet, this resource provides for easy identification of 76 of Ohio’s most common stream fish species. The colorful guide includes photographs and descriptions of each of the featured species along with maps of some of the principal rivers and streams that crisscross the state. The title also provides general information on stream ecology and conservation, Ohio fishing license requirements, references, and a glossary. For aspiring ichthyologists.

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