A Study of Fishes of the Cahaba River Drainage System of Alabama

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dc.contributor May, Mary Meredith
dc.contributor.author May, Mary
dc.date.accessioned 2021-10-15T13:39:57Z
dc.date.available 2021-10-15T13:39:57Z
dc.date.issued 1963
dc.identifier.uri http://ir.ua.edu/handle/123456789/8090
dc.description Electronic Thesis or Dissertation en_US
dc.description.abstract Over the last hundred years several studies of major tributaries of the Alabama River have been made. The first published account of fishes from the Cahaba River is in Gilbert's (1891) report. He listed twenty-three species from Helena in Shelby County. Since that time Cahaba River fishes have been reported only with regard to revisions of groups and descriptions of new species. This survey of the fish fauna of the Cahaba River drainage system is based on specimens from thirty-six collections (Map); twenty-two were made by me, and fourteen were available in the University of Alabama Ichthyological Collection (UAIC). All of the specimens are catalogued and deposited in that collection. Unless otherwise stated in the station description, collections were made with minnow seines. This excluded from the survey forms such as larger suckers, gars, bowfins, and sturgeons which are not normally captured this way, but, undoubtly, occur in the drainage system. This study is further limited since some areas were not adequately collected (Map).
dc.format.extent 50 p.
dc.format.medium electronic
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language English
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher University of Alabama Libraries
dc.relation.ispartof The University of Alabama Electronic Theses and Dissertations
dc.relation.ispartof The University of Alabama Libraries Digital Collections
dc.rights All rights reserved by the author unless otherwise indicated.
dc.subject Biology, Ichthyology, Cahaba River en_US
dc.subject.other Biology
dc.subject.other Ichthyology
dc.subject.other Cahaba River
dc.title A Study of Fishes of the Cahaba River Drainage System of Alabama en_US
dc.type thesis/dissertation
dc.type text
etdms.degree.department University of Alabama, Department of Biological Sciences
etdms.degree.discipline Biology
etdms.degree.grantor The University of Alabama
etdms.degree.level master's
etdms.degree.name M.S.


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