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Synopsis of the fishes of the great lakes of Nicaragua.

by Seth Eugene Meek

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Published in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fishes -- Nicaragua.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesZoölogical series, v. 7, no. 4, Field Columbian Museum. Publication 121, Publication (Field Columbian Museum) -- 121, Fieldiana -- v. 7, no. 4
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL1 .F4 v. 7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 97-132.
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14044386M
    OCLC/WorldCa1187533

      When early European explorers (we might call them the first invaders) beheld the Great Lakes, the shining waters were teeming with fish. As late as the s, the inland seas yielded million pounds of fish to commercial harvesters each year. Sea lamprey. The first major disruptor made its presence felt in the mids. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Fishes of the Great Lakes Region, Revised Edition by Carl L. Hubbs, Gerald Ray Smith and Karl F. Lagler (, Paperback, Revised) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!

      For Egan the Great Lakes are most important as a source of freshwater. They constitute 84 per cent of the United States’ fresh surface water (21 per cent of the world’s) and support some the nation’s and Canada’s largest metropolitan areas, not to mention a multibillion dollar recreational industry.   The Death and Life of the Great Lakes is a fascinating mix of history and science and journalism. Egan’s book details the grim consequences of human intervention in the ecology of the Great.

      Thus, early researchers of Nicaragua's cichlids vacillated on the issue of polymorphism versus speciation but concluded that the weigh of evidence argued for two Midas cichlid species in the great lakes, A. citrinellus and A. labiatus [20, 56] and all currently published research proceeds under the assumption that they are different by: lake Oviedo only reports that fishes are plentiful and good. Two additional lakes, which remain to be identified, are near Leon: Teguafishes were mentioned from these. The most interesting part of this section concerns the great lakes of Nicaragua Cited by: 7.


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Synopsis of the fishes of the great lakes of Nicaragua by Seth Eugene Meek Download PDF EPUB FB2

Synopsis of the fishes of the great lakes of Nicaragua Item Preview remove-circle Synopsis of the fishes of the great lakes of Nicaragua by Meek, Seth Eugene, Publication date Topics Fishes -- Nicaragua This book is available with additional data Pages: Synopsis of the Fishes of the Great Lakes of Nicaragua Volume Fieldiana Zoology v.7, no.

4 [Seth Eugene Meek] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Meek, Seth E.

(Seth Eugene), Synopsis of the fishes of the great lakes of Nicaragua. Chicago: Field Columbian Museum, CHARLES B. CORY, Curator of Department of Zoology CHICAGO, U. July, SYNOPSIS OF THE FISHES OF THE GREAT LAKES OF NICARAGUA. BY SETH EUGENE MEEK. The following synopsis is based on a collection of fishes made by the writer in March, Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): ersitylibrary (external link)Cited by: Synopsis of the fishes of the great lakes of Nicaragua.

By Seth Eugene Meek Topics: Fishes, NicaraguaAuthor: Seth Eugene Meek. Dan Egan, a journalist who covers the Great Lakes for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, has written a fascinating book about the changes in their ecosystems. The Great Lakes (Lakes Ontario, Erie, Huron, Michigan, and Superior) hold about 20% of the world's freshwater, a precious commodity/5.

This book is halfway between a regular picture book and an illustrated book. Each left-hand page is filled with text, a chapter, describing a stage of the voyage. Canadian Indian boy carves a small wooden canoe with a little figure in it, named Paddle-to-the-Sea.

He places it on top of a snow-laden hill /5. It is believed that Lake Nicaragua, together with Lake Managua to the northwest, originally formed part of an ocean bay that, as a result of volcanic eruption, became an inland basin containing the two lakes, which are linked by the Tipitapa River.

The ocean fish thus trapped adapted themselves as the salt water gradually turned fresh. Lake Nicaragua is the only freshwater lake containing oceanic animal life. Numerous other species of fish live in the lake, including at least 16 cichlids that are endemic to the general region (none are strictly endemic to this lake, although Amphilophus labiatus is native only to the Nicaragua and Managua lakes).

A non-native cichlid, a tilapia Location: Nicaragua. "Fishes of the Great Lakes Region Revised Edition" by Carl L. Hubbs and Karl F. Lagler [book review] (PDF Available) in Canadian Field Naturalist (2) April with Reads.

DOI: / This synopsis organizes and discusses the available information from previous studies on the protozoans, helminths (parasitic worms), leeches, copepods, and molluscs that are parasites of the fish in the Great Lakes and their connecting waters.

Original material resulting from the research of P. Muzzall. The Death and Life of the Great Lakes is a nonfiction book of science journalism delving into some of the key past and present issues surrounding the ecology, politics, and commerce of the Great Lakes.

The book was published in and was the recipient of the J. Anthony Lukas Award as well as a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Organized by fish family, with sections on waters of the Great Lakes region, zoogeography, field study and collection, preservation of fishes for study, fish identification, anatomy, terminology, and more, Fishes of the Great Lakes Region is comprehensive in its scope and breadth of information-truly the classic book on Great Lakes fishes.

Mariah and Lewis argue constantly, and not long after Mariah kicks Lewis out, Lucy discovers, from a fellow countrywoman, that her father has died, leaving her mother penniless. Overcome with emotion, Lucy sends her mother money, along with a vitriolic letter detailing her mother’s many transgressions.

The Death and Life of the Great Lakes is prize-winning reporter Dan Egan’s compulsively readable portrait of an ecological catastrophe happening right before our eyes, blending the epic story of the lakes with an examination of the perils they face and the ways we can restore and preserve them for generations to by: 6.

Notes on fresh–water fishes from Mexico and Central America. Field Columbian Museum Zoological Series 7(5): – Meek, S.E. Synopsis of the fishes of the great lakes of Nicaragua.

Field Columbian Museum Zoological Series 7(4): 97– Meek, S.E. New species of fishes from tropical America. Combining scientific details, the stories of researchers investigating ecological crises, and interviews with people who live and work along the lakes, the author crafts an absorbing narrative of science and human folly.

The book is written from an American perspective, and focused on the American shores of the lakes. But it's relevant to millions of Canadians, too. Egan is a lively writer who tells each grim story. The Great Lakes (French: les Grands Lacs), or the Great Lakes of North America, are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes in the upper mid-east part of North America, on the Canada–United States border, which connect to the Atlantic Ocean through the Saint Lawrence comprise Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario.

Source: EPA. THE DEATH AND LIFE OF THE GREAT LAKES By Dan Egan Illustrated. pp. W. W. Norton & Company. $ In the oceanic depths of the Great Lakes.In his Synopsis of the Fishes of the Great Lakes of Nicaragua, Meek () described 3 new cichlid fishes, Cichlasoma dorsatum, C.

granadense and C. nigritum. The descriptions appeared after the two major revisions of the genus Cichlasoma (Pellegrin, ; Regan, ), which perhaps explains why they have since been by: 8. Dan Egan’s “The Death and Life of the Great Lakes” — an epic portrait of the Great Lakes and the perils they face — is our next pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book .