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Title: Maine woods and water folk
Year: 1898 (1890s)
Authors: Goodwin, Harry Leon, 1866- [from old catalog]
Subjects: Hunting Fishing
Publisher: Farmington, Me., The author
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress
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throughout the state. Salmon and trout are the fish which draw the anglers from the heatof the city to the cool breezes of the forest, though black bass, whiteperch and pickerel, as well as some other varieties of fresh water fishmake excellent sport, and are often fished for by the sportsman, whilethey afford much delight to the small boy from the farm, who is so un-fortunate as to live at some distance from a good trout or salmon fishingground. Shore fishing is indulged in to some extent by the sportsmen andtourists, though that sort of fishing is left mostly to the fisherman whogets his living in that way. And a pretty good living it is the Mainefisherman gets, as a rule, at least. The following classification of fish found in Maine inland and shorewaters was made by Prof. Gill, (with a few additions and changes,) andis believed to be accurate. Doubtless some of the class names will soundlarge, but they are correct. Sub-class Toleostei, Midler. Order Teleocephali, Gill. Sub-order,
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12 FISHES NATIVE IN MAINE. Physoclisti, Bona. Pecoid Family.—Yellow or brindle perch, stripedbass, white perch, bream (flat fish), red-tailed bream. Sparoids.—Big porgie. Sclenoids—Weakfish—squeteague. Scombroids.—Spring mackerel, fall mackerel, tunney or horse mack-erel, Spanish mackerel. Caranginoids.—Blunt-nose shiner.Seriolinoids.—Blue fish.Scomberesocoids.—Bill fish.Gasterostoids.—Many-spined stickleback.Atherinoids.—Silverside.Scorpenoids.—Norway haddock, sea raven. Copoids.—Sculpin (Greenland bullhead), common sculpin or bull-head, Labrador or northern sculpin. Agonoids.—American aspidophore.Trigloids.—Sea swallow.Batrachoids.—Toad fish.Blerinoids.—Radiated shanney, butter fish.Zoarceoids—Thick-lipped ell pout.Anarrichoids.—Sea wolf.Cryptocanthoids.—Spotted wry-mouth.Lophioids.—Angler-goose fish. Sub-order Anacanthini, Midler. Gadoids.—Codfish, frost-fish (tom-cod), haddock, pollock, hake, cusk.Phycinoids.—American codling.Ophidioids.
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