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Faune du Cameroun Volume 2. Le Genre Aphyosemion Myers. Fauna of Cameroon Volume 2. The Genus Aphyosemion Myers (Pisces, Teleostei, Cyprinodontiformes), Amiet, Jean-Louis
1 Amiet, Jean-Louis Faune du Cameroun Volume 2. Le Genre Aphyosemion Myers. Fauna of Cameroon Volume 2. The Genus Aphyosemion Myers (Pisces, Teleostei, Cyprinodontiformes)
2857243413 / 9782857243410 New
 
30cm. Pp.262. 132 superb colour photographs, 5 geographical and drainage maps, 35 distribution maps on squared grids, 17 plates of figures, 3 text figures, 4 tables, keys to species, bibliography. Hardbound.

Comprehensive and beautifully illustrated reference to the killifishes (annual fishes) of tropical west Africa.

The complete text is in both French and English. The introductory chapters present an historical account of the study of the fauna, an outline of the scope and objectives of the work, a geographical sketch of Cameroon, a review of the genus with a key to sub-genera, criteria for the identification of the species, and notes on their ecology, ethology and development. The bulk of the book presents a detailed, critical description of the sub-genera, species groups and species found in Cameroon, followed by the most recent, frequently unpublished, information on their distribution.

Species identification is facilitated by 9 keys which give particular reference to aspects of livery and colouration, and include 2 species and 1 subspecies new to science. The final chapter deals with the biogeography of the genus Aphyosemion in Cameroon.

Faune du Cameroun, Le Genre Aphyosemion, Fauna of Cameroon, The Genus Aphyosemion has had wide appeal with researchers with an interest in the ichthyofauna of tropical west Africa and the many killiphiles and tropical fish hobbyists specialising in these beautiful fishes.
 
Price: 16.95 GBP
 
 
The Concise Encyclopedia of Popular Tropical Freshwater Fish, Dawes, J
2 Dawes, J The Concise Encyclopedia of Popular Tropical Freshwater Fish
0752524976 / 9780752524979 Clean ex-display
 
1998. 24cm. Pp.256. 250 colour photos. Hardbound, clean ex-display copy.

200 species described and illustrated.

 
Price: 5.99 GBP
 
 
Angelfishes - A Comprehensive Guide to Pomacanthidae, Debelius, Helmut; Hiroyuki Tanaka & Rudie H Kuiter
3 Debelius, Helmut; Hiroyuki Tanaka & Rudie H Kuiter Angelfishes - A Comprehensive Guide to Pomacanthidae
0953909751 / 9780953909759 New
 
26cm. Pp.208. Colour photos. Hardbound.

Amongst reef-fishes, few could compete with the beauty of angelfishes. Many species remain small in size, around the 10 cm mark, and combined with their beauty, and often rarity, are sought after in the aquarium trade. At present 8 genera and at least 88 species are known, some still undescribed, and all are included in Angelfishes - A Comprehensive Guide to Pomacanthidae with stunning colour photographs, including those species that live in deep water. In addition, many new colour morphs are shown. A must for all marine aquarists.
 
Price: 14.95 GBP
 
 
Zimbabwe Legacies of Stone, Past and Present, Dewey, W.J. & G.G. Bourgois (editors)
4 Dewey, W.J. & G.G. Bourgois (editors) Zimbabwe Legacies of Stone, Past and Present
New
 
2 volumes. 32cm. Pp.622. Numerous colour & BW photos and figures, maps. Hardbound, slipcase.

Zimbabwe Legacies of Stone, Past and Present, a fine quality referenced exhibition catalogue of artifacts.

Reduced from GBP£ 85.00
 
Price: 44.00 GBP
 
 
The Basking Shark in Scotland, Natural History, Fishery and Conservation, Fairfax, D
5 Fairfax, D The Basking Shark in Scotland, Natural History, Fishery and Conservation
1862320942 / 9781862320949 New
 
Tuckwell Press, first (only) edn., 1998. 25cm. Pp.xvi,206. Frontispiece, 61 photos & figures. 9 maps. Hardbound.

Based on archival sources, early historical works and interviews with surviving shark hunters The Basking Shark in Scotland covers the anatomy of the Basking shark, its biology in so far as it is known, and the history of its fishery for liver oil (first used as a lamp fuel, then later as a source of industrial chemicals) and fins (for the Asian food market). Published price GBP16.99.

Fewer than 70 copies now available.

 
Price: 7.99 GBP
 
 
Fishes of the Southern Ocean, Gon, O. & P. Heemstra (editors)
6 Gon, O. & P. Heemstra (editors) Fishes of the Southern Ocean
0868102113 / 9780868102115 New
 
29cm. Pp.xviii,462. 12 colour plates, 452 figures, numerous distribution maps. Hardbound.

Fishes of the Southern Ocean is a valuable synthesis of information on the distribution, taxonomy and biology of the Antarctic fishes ; all but three of the 272 species and subspecies being meticulously illustrated. Comprehensive bibliography and scientific index. Published price GBP£59.00. We have a quantity of new stock, fewer than 100 copies, for sale at this special price. Please note that is volume is heavy and may require additional shipping if ordered individually, we will mail you if this is the case.
 
Price: 29.99 GBP
 
 
The Cichlid Fishes of Western Africa, Lamboj, Anton
7 Lamboj, Anton The Cichlid Fishes of Western Africa
392881933X / 9783928819336 New
 
26cm. Pp.256. 622 colour photos. Hardbound.

The Cichlid Fishes of Western Africa covers every cichlid species from western Africa ; those from West and Central Africa (from Senegal to the Congo), are discussed, as are species from the most northern and southwestern drainages. In addition to the better-known and commonly kept species, several rarely featured and undescribed varieties are included. Three chapters discuss general systematics, natural habits and care of cichlids from western Africa but the book’s main focus is the description of every species; most are illustrated with good quality photographs.

Information on the identification, distribution, ecology and breeding biology, as well as keeping and breeding in aquaria, are presented for each species where known.

The superb photography, combined with the individual descriptions, aid the determination of nearly every species. The book is the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource currently available to scientists and aquarists interested in the cichlids of western Africa. Published price GBP£56.00.
 
Price: 17.95 GBP
 
 
Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California, McPeak, R. H
8 McPeak, R. H Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California
0930118286 / 9780930118280 New
 
23cm. Pp.iv,99. 365 colour photos. Paperback.

First full colour field guide to the snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs and salamanders of the Baja California Peninsula. Amphibians and Reptiles of Baja California features 150 sppecies in colour.
 
Price: 7.99 GBP
 
 
Cichliden Atlas Band 2, Römer, Uwe
9 Römer, Uwe Cichliden Atlas Band 2
3882440848 / 9783882440843 New
 
19cm. Pp.1320. 1280 colour photos, 400 figures, numerous diagrams & tables, 125 maps. Hardbound.

Der Cichliden Atlas Band 2 ist ein Volltreffer für Freunde der Zwergcichliden Südamerikas. Der Ergänzungsband zur Naturgeschichte der Zwergbuntbarsche Südamerikas enthält einen völlig neu bearbeiteten wissenschaftlichen Bestimmungsschlüssel für Apistogramma-Arten, die den Schwerpunkt des Buches bilden. Informationen zur Evolution und Biogeographie, zur Ökologie, zur Pflege und Zucht sowie zur Bestimmung der Apistogramma schon bei Jungtieren und Weibchen bieten dem Benutzer Sicherheit bei der artenreinen Nachzucht. Zahlreiche Zeichnungen, 125 umfassende Verbreitungskarten und 80 Seiten Literaturergänzungen vervollständigen beide Bände der Reihe.

German edition. Two (2) copies only at this price.
 
Price: 16.95 GBP
 
 
Arthropods of Economic Importance - Diaspididae of the World, Watson, G. W
10 Watson, G. W Arthropods of Economic Importance - Diaspididae of the World
9075000480 / 9789075000481 New
 
Platform : Hybrid CD. System requirements: Windows: 32-bit (x86) processor, Windows XP/Vista/7. This title is not compatible with 64-bit Windows systems. Mac: PowerPC processor, Mac OS 8.6-9.2 or Mac OS X 10.1-10.4 (Classic). This title is not compatible with Intel Macs.

Armoured scale insects are important agricultural, horticultural and forestry pests that are difficult to indentify.

Arthropods of Economic Importance - Diaspididae of the World holds an interactive identification guide and information source on economically important diaspidids of the world. It aims to enable agricultural entomologists working in agriculture, horticulture and forestry and plant quarantine inspectors to indentify the most important species for themselves. The CD-ROM contains a pictorial key to adult females of 100 species in 48 genera, detailed information on their taxonomy, and information on their host-plants, biology and ecology, economic impact, natural enemies, distribution and common names. Diagnostic characters, distribution and host-plant information are provided on a further 85 similar species. This work was composed using the most recent literature from the best experts in the field and illustrations provided by numerous scientists, institutes and publishers around the world.

About EUR90.00 new, this an unused, unopened copy, one copy only.

 
Price: 26.00 GBP
 

 


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