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LIFE HISTORY AND ECOLOGY OF THE ORANGE-SPOTTED SUNFISH LEPOMIS HUMILIS

By: Barney, R. L. and B. J. Anson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1923

Seller ID: 004996

Condition: Very Good


Appendix XV to the Report of the U.S. Commissioner of Fisheries for 1922. Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 938. Contribution from the U.S. Fisheries Biological Station, Fairport, Iowa. "The orange-spotted or red-spotted sunfish, Lepomis humilis, is a small, highly colored centrarchid of wide distribution. It is found throughout the Mississippi drainage...especially abundant in small sandy streams of the lower Missouri basin and is well adapted to both stream and pond... View more info

TROUT IN FARM AND RANCH PONDS

By: Borell, Adrey E. and Paul M. Scheffer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1961

Seller ID: 007000

Condition: Very Good


U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farmers' Bulletin No. 2154. Issued January 1961. "Trout are now being grown in more and more farm and ranch ponds in the cooler parts of the United States. Trout from these ponds are fast growning and, surprisingly enough, are firm and equal in flavor to the best trout from streams and mountain lakes. This bulletin tells how to plan and manage farm and ranch ponds to grow trout for foor and recreation and lists some essentials for comm... View more info

EVALUTION OF THREE TYPES OF FISH REARING PONDS

By: Burrows, Roger E. and Harry H. Chenoweth

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1955

Seller ID: 006988

Condition: Very Good+


Research Report 39. Fish and Wildlife Service, United States Department of the Interior. 28 pp. Grey stiff paper covers. Ex. museum stamp on front cover. Light wear to corners and edges. Document is sealed with white circle sticker, has never been opened or read, and is in VG+ condition. View more info

CRAB INDUSTRY OF CHESAPEAKE BAY

By: Churchill, E. P. Jr.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1919

Seller ID: 005756

Condition: Very Good


Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 868. Appendix IV to the Report of the U.S. Commissioner of Fisheries for 1918. 25 pages. 12 b/w plates. Ex. museum with stamp and identification numbers on front cover and title page. Creasing to covers and corners slightly bumped. Interior is tight and clean. View more info

WATER-POWER DEVELOPMENT IN RELATION TO FISHES AND MUSSELS OF THE MISSISSIPPI

By: Coker, Robert E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1914

Seller ID: 006109

Condition: Very Good


Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 805. Appendix VIII to the Report of the U.S. Commissioner of Fisheries for 1913. 28 pages. Six b/w plates. Ex. museum with stamp and identification numbers on front cover, and stamp on title page. Paper wraps with discoloration on top edge of front cover, bumped corners, small chips to spine edges. Small ink smudge on back of last plate. Interior is tight and clean. Pamphlet in VG condition. View more info

MUSSEL RESOURCES IN TRIBUTARIES OF THE UPPER MISSOURI RIVER

By: Coker, Robert E. and John B. Southall

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1915

Seller ID: 006103

Condition: Very Good


Department of Commerce, Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 812. Appendix IV to the Report of the U.S. Commissioner of Fisheries for 1914. 16 pp. Figures and map. U.S. Government Document. Green stiff paper covers. Corners and edges lightly rubbed. Ex. museum stamp and identification numbers on front cover, stamp on title page. Document in VG condition. View more info

EXECUTIVE HEARING BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON THE MERCHANT MARINE AND FISHERIES, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SEVENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, PURSUANT TO AUTHORITY OF H. RES. 281 (SUBMARINE MENACE)

By: Congress

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1942

Seller ID: 007390

Condition: Very Good-


A Resolution Authorizing Investigation of the National Defense Program as it Relates to the Committee on the Merchant Marine and Fisheries. March 26, 1942. Printed for the use of the Committee on the Merchant Marine and Fisheries. 131 pp. White paper covers. Staple binding. Front top corner creased, minor dirt smudges on back, creasing along joints and spine. Ex. library stamp on front cover, red ink underlining below 'Congress' on front cover title. Interior pages are c... View more info

STUDIES ON THE METABOLISM OF COPPER

By: Coulson, E.J.; Roe E. Remington; and Kenneth M. Lynch

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1934

Seller ID: 006032

Condition: Very Good


Volume I. U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Fisheries. Investigational Report No. 23. "Copper in food has long been looked upon with suspicion." 12 pp. U.S. Government document. Paper wraps with normal wear to corners and edges. Crease through middle of document from poor storage. Pamphlet in VG condition. View more info

APPARATUS AND METHODS EMPLOYED AT THE MARINE FISH HATCHERY AT FLĂ–DEVIG, NORWAY

By: Dannevig, G. M.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1910

Seller ID: 007007

Condition: Very Good-


From Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume XXVIII, 1908. Paper presented before the Fourth International Fishery Congress held at Washington, U.S.A., September 22 to 26, 1908. Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 680. Issued April 1910. Pages 801-809. One B/W plate at conclusion of paper. Green stiff paper covers with creased corners, wear to edges. Ex. museum stamp and identification numbers on front cover, stamp on title page. Interior pages clean, no marks. Document... View more info

FARM FISHPONDS FOR FOOD AND GOOD USE

By: Davison, Verne E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1947

Seller ID: 007293

Condition: Good+


U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farmers' Bulletin 1983. "This bulletin tells how to have good ponds. It explains how to manage such ponds to assure rapid production of an ample supply of fish. It points out the importance of selecting suitable sites, building good dams and spillways, and protecting ponds from flood and erosion. It tells how to stock the pond with fish. These things insure a lasting pond that may be fished many times a year." 29 pp. White paper c... View more info

LOBSTERS AND THE LOBSTER PROBLEM IN MASSACHUSETTS

By: Field, George W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1910

Seller ID: 005731

Condition: Good+


With Discussion. Address before the Fourth International Fishery Congress held at Washington, U.S.A., September 22 to 26, 1908. Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 653. Issued February, 1910. Pages 211-217. Green paper covers with browning along edges, small ink spots to front and back. Bumped corners. Ex. library stamps and identification numbers on front cover. Stamp also on front freepaper. Interior is tight and clean. Document in Good+ condition. View more info

CAUSES OF FLUCTUATIONS IN ABUNDANCE OF CONNECTICUT RIVER SHAD

By: Fredin, Reynold A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1954

Seller ID: 005883

Condition: Very Good -


Fishery Bulletin 88. Volume 54. United States Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service. Pages 247-258. Unopened document in paper wraps. Light creases, dirt smudges, and some fading to covers. Interior appears to be tight and clean (unable to fully examine due to document being sealed). VG- condition. View more info

2 CHRONICLE TACKLE BOX GUIDE BOOKS: KLAMATH RIVER FISHING, and CALIFORNIA STEELHEAD FISHING

By: Freeman, Jim

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 1971

Seller ID: 005919

Condition: Very Good+ to Near Fine


Two separate softcover books. KLAMATH RIVER FISHING with "a riffle-by-riffle, hole-by -hole guide to over 200 miles of Klamath River fishing, including 5 detailed maps 79 pp; and CALIFORNIA STEELHEAD FISHING with a detailed guide-complete with maps to 17 rivers, including the Russian, Eel, Smith, Mad and Scott 96 pp. Very light rubbing to corners. All are Very Good+ to Near Fine exteriors and interiors are all tight, clean and VG+ to Near Fine. View more info

SAVING THE BLACK BASS

By: Hawes, Harry B.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Tacoma, WA, No Publisher Stated: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006996

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint of speech given by Senate Hawes to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1925 in support of the "Black Bass Law," making it illegal to sell Black Bass in interstate commerce and declare it a game fish rather than a commercial fish. Taken from the Congressional Record - House Proceedings and Debates of the Second Session of the Sixty-Eighth Congress of the United States of America, Volume LXVI, Part 3, January 20 to February 7, 1925. 6 pp. Reprinted and bou... View more info

BASS, PIKE, PERCH AND OTHER GAME FISHES OF AMERICA

By: Henshall, James A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Cincinnati, Stewart & Kidd: 1920

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 000892

Condition: Good


Included in this volume are all the Game-Fishes of the United States inhabiting the fresh water lakes and streams east of the Rocky Mountains, and the marine and brackish waters of the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Many black and white fish drawings and other full page black and white illustrations. 410 pp. plus 4 pages of "Fishing - Sport - Travel" book ads. Color plate, on frontis. Corners slightly bumpe... View more info

LIVING FISHES OF THE WORLD

By: Herald, Earl S.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday & Company, Inc: 1961

Seller ID: 001470

Condition: Good+


A Chanticleer Press Edition. 304 pages with index. Light blue cloth covers with dark blue spine and gilt title. Corners are rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, rubbing and wear to cover faces. Gift inscription on free endp. Interior clean. Bruns H155. View more info

EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF THE GROWTH AND MIGRATION OF FRESH-WATER MUSSELS

By: Isely, Frederick B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1914

Seller ID: 007344

Condition: Very Good-


Department of Commerce, Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 792. Appendix III to the Report of the U. S. Commissioner of Fisheries for 1913. 24 pp. Three b/w plates. Green paper cover with black title lettering. Light wear to cover corners and edges, discoloration to front cover edges and spine, top spine end bent, spine creased. Ex. musuem stamp and identification numbers on top of front cover, black ink stamp on title page. Interior pages are tanned along edges, otherwise... View more info

THE FISHERIES OF PUERTO RICO

By: Jarvis, Norman D.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1932

Seller ID: 006115

Condition: Good+


U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Fisheries Investigational Report No. 13. Volume I. Grey paper covers with creased corners, crease through middle of entire document, edges browning. Ex. museum stamp on front cover. Some bottom corners on interior pages are dog-earred/creased, causing discoloration on paper. Otherwise interior is tight. Document in Good+ condition. View more info

Growth Characteristics of Two Southern California Surffishes, the California Corbina and Spotfin Croaker

By: Joseph, David C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Department of Fish & Game: 1962

Seller ID: 004448

Condition: Near Fine


Fish bulletin 119. 54 pp. 10 Tables and 17 illustrations. No markings on covers. Near Fine. Interior is tight, clean and Near Fine. View more info

NORTHWESTERN LAKES OF THE UNITED STATES: BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL STUDIES WITH REFERENCE TO POSSIBILITIES IN PRODUCTION OF FISH

By: Kemmerer, George; J. F. Bovard and W. R. Boorman

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1923

Seller ID: 005985

Condition: Good+


From Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Volume XXXIX, 1923-24, Document No. 944. Pages 51-140. Four foldout maps/charts and several b/w photographs of Northwest lakes. Green paper wrap is completely separated from interior document, is browning along edges, bumped corners, and small ink stains to back. Ex. library with stamp and identification numbers on front cover and title page. Interior clean. Pamphlet in Good+ condition. View more info