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    Foreign Nonindigenous Carps and
    Minnows (Cyprinidae) in the United
    States - A Guide to their Identification,
    Distribution, and Biology

     

    By Pamela J. Schofield, James D. Williams, Leo G. Nico,
    Pam Fuller, and Matthew R. Thomas

     

    Ornamental Koi in a pond at L Yun Garden, Suzhou, Peoples Republic of China

     

    Prepared in cooperation with the
    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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    Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5041

    U.S. Department of the Interior
    U.S. Geological Survey


    U.S. Department of the Interior
    Gale A. Norton, Secretary

    U.S. Geological Survey
    Charles G. Groat, Director

     

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    Suggested citation:
    Schofield, P.J., Williams, J.D., Nico, L.G., Fuller, P., and Thomas, M.R., 2005, Foreign Nonindigenous Carps and Minnows (Cyprinidae) in the United States - A guide to their Identification, Distribution, and Biology: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5041, 103 p.

    Cover fish plate artwork: Joseph R. Tomelleri
    Title page photograph courtesy of: Leo G. Nico

    Layout/editing: Twila D. Wilson, USGS
    Graphic production: Ronald S. Spencer, USGS


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