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Bigheaded Carps A Biological Synopsis and Environmental Risk Assessment

By: C Kolar, W Courtnay Jr, D Chapman, C Housel, J Williams and D Jennings
204 pages, Col & b/w figs, tabs
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The book is a detailed risk assessment and biological synopsis of the bigheaded carps of the genus Hypophthalmichthys, which includes the bighead, silver, and largescale silver carps. It summarizes the scientific literature describing their biology, ecology, uses, ecological effects, and risks to the environment.

Includes information on taxonomy and distinguishing characteristics, hybrids, native and introduced ranges, temperature and salinity tolerances, fecundity, sexual maturity and mating behavior, spawning, early development, feeding habits, growth rate and longevity, response to physical stimuli, associated diseases and parasites, human uses, environmental effects, potential range, population control measures. Summarizes United States federal and state regulations, and assesses the risk posed by these species in the United States.

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By: C Kolar, W Courtnay Jr, D Chapman, C Housel, J Williams and D Jennings
204 pages, Col & b/w figs, tabs
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