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Monograph 15  Fishes of Alabama and the Mobile Basin by Maurice F. Mettee, Patrick E. O’Neil, and J. Malcom Pierson is available for sale for $25.00 per copy. Shipping is $5.00 for the 1st book and $3.00 for each additional copy. All transactions are handled with checks or money orders only—no cash or credit cards. Orders must be pre-paid, including postage, before items will be shipped. A check or money order payable to "MAP FUND, GSA" should be sent to:   Publications Office, Geological Survey of Alabama, P. O. Box 869999, Tuscaloosa, AL  35486. Please specify the name of the book with your order or use one of our order forms. Fillable PDF Order Form  

Location: The Publications Office is located on the 1st floor, Room 103, of the Geological Survey of Alabama and State Oil and Gas Board building (Walter B. Jones Hall) at 420 Hackberry Lane on the campus of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Walk-in visitors should be prepared to pay for purchases with a money order or personal check.

The Publications Office is staffed on a part-time basis 8 to 12 and 1 to 4 Monday through Friday. Telephone messages and e-mail messages are checked regularly. Visitors to the Publications Office may call or e-mail prior to their visit to check availability times for staff assistance (205-247-3636 or

Visitor Parking and Parking Permits: Two 30-minute visitor spaces are designated in the parking lot behind the GSA/OGB building (Walter B. Jones Hall). Visitor hang tags are available in the Publications Office ($3.00, check or money order) that will allow parking in spaces other than the designated time-limit visitor spaces; however, nearby parking spaces are difficult to find during regular University of Alabama semesters.

Visitors to GSA/OGB may find it more convenient to park in the nearby Campus Drive parking deck ( At the parking deck, $5.00 ($5 or $1 bills) is due upon entry with no need for a hang tag and no time limit. Upon payment at the deck entrance, a receipt will print which should be displayed on the vehicle dash. For more information regarding visitor parking on the campus of the University of Alabama, go to