by George C. Becker
Published by the University of Wisconsin Press, first printing 1983.
This comprehensive book gives a description, distribution, status, habitat, biology, importance and management for 157 species found in Wisconsin waters.
The book is available free online from the University of Wisconsin Library Digital Collection at http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/EcoNatRes/EcoNatRes-idx?id=EcoNatRes.FishesWI
An update on Wisconsin fish status and distribution is available in the Wisconsin Fishes 2000 book.