The Division of Fish and Wildlife is pleased to announce the publication of the Inland Fishes of Rhode Island.
This publication describes more than 70 fishes found in the fresh and brackish waters of Rhode Island. Filled with beautiful color and black and white scientific illustrations, each fish is addressed with a detailed description and color location map. Included are the variety of freshwater habitats found in Rhode Island along with the methodology used to carry out the field work that has led to this publication.
Alan D. Libby is a Principal Freshwater Biologist and has worked for the Rhode Island Division of Fish and Wildlife for over 26 years. This definitive work is the culmination of 15 years of surveying the inland fishes of the state. Alan surveyed over 377 pond and stream locations throughout Rhode Island, many sampled multiple times over the years.
The mission of the Audubon Society of Rhode Island is to protect birds, other wildlife and their habitat through conservation, education and advocacy for the benefit of people and all living things. Each time you make a purchase in the Nature Shop, 100% of the profits go directly to our mission of connecting people with nature.
The Nature Shop is located at the Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium in Bristol, Rhode Island. The Nature Center and Aquarium is a natural history museum offering interactive exhibits that explore local habitats and wildlife found in the Ocean State. Visitors discover creatures that live in a tide pool, observe marine life from Narragansett Bay, visit with Red-tailed Hawks, and peek inside a 33-foot life size model of a North Atlantic Right Whale.
Situated on the 28-acre Claire D. McIntosh Wildlife Refuge, easy walking trails start in upland meadows and wind to a ¼ mile boardwalk through fresh and saltwater marshes to a majestic view of Narragansett Bay. Located along the East Bay Bike Path, the trails allow bikers and walkers access to the refuge's natural beauty.
Guided walks, birding classes, lectures and family programs are offered throughout the year. The facility and trails are handicapped accessible.
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