Re: NANFA-- Georgia ID books?

Christopher Scharpf (
Sat, 21 Jul 2001 07:33:41 -0400

> What fish field guides would you suggest for someone in North
> Georgia (about 25 miles SW of Steve in Kennesaw, by the way)?
> My preference is for something that can take abuse (being in a
> pocket, the occasional drops of water, etc). :)

As Bruce said, the Peterson Field Guide. Here's a way to make it a local
field guide: Look at al the range maps in the rear of the book and make
notes of all the fishes that occur in the area you desire. Then go back into
the rest of the book with a yellow hiliter and highlight the selected

There was a _Fishes of Georgia_ bulletin published by the Georgia Academy of
Science in 1971, but I've never seen it.

Chris Scharpf

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