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Katanga, Des animaux et des hommes, Hasson, Michel
183 Hasson, Michel Katanga, Des animaux et des hommes
9789492244178 New
2015. 2 volumes, 28cm. Pp.296 ; 496. Colour photos, lists of species. Hardbound, slipcase.

The first complete guide to the vertebrates of Katanga.

The first volume provides an overview of the province’s geographic and historical context before exploring customs and beliefs regarding the fauna. The author then discusses the animal-related activities that are hunting and fishing, before ending with the more contemporary concern of nature conservation.

The second volume is a guide to the vertebrates of Katanga. For each featured species, the description of biological characteristics is accompanied by details on folklore, beliefs, or hunting practices. Invertebrates are also examined in the context of their interactions with humans, and discussed in areas as varied as medicine, agriculture, and folklore.

French text, Latin nomenclature.

Price: 95.00 GBP
Fishes: A Guide to Their Diversity, Hastings, Phillip A & H. J. Walker Jr.
184 Hastings, Phillip A & H. J. Walker Jr. Fishes: A Guide to Their Diversity
0520283538 / 9780520283534 New
2015. 26cm. Pp.336. Colour photographs & illustrations. Softbound.

Showcases the basic anatomy and diversity of all 82 orders of fishes and more than 150 of the most commonly encountered families, focusing on their distinctive features.

Accurate identification of each group, including its distinguishing characteristics, is supported with clear photographs of preserved specimens, primarily from the archives of the Marine Vertebrate Collection at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. This diagnostic information is supplemented by radiographs, additional illustrations of particularly diverse lineages, and key references and ecological information for each group.

This unique and comprehensive reference gives a broad overview of fish morphology arranged in a modern classification system for students, fisheries scientists, marine biologists, vertebrate zoologists, and the general reader.

Price: 44.95 GBP
Coastal Fishes of Southern Africa, Heemstra,P.C. & E
185 Heemstra,P.C. & E Coastal Fishes of Southern Africa
1920033017 / 9781920033019 New
2005. 24cm. Pp.512. Numerous colour illustrations. Paperback.

Coastal Fishes of Southern Africa covers over 400 species of fishes along the coast of southern Africa.

Easy to navigate and accessible to the layperson, Coastal Fishes of Southern Africa features over 600 original paintings showing changes with growth and sexual differences in colour of many of the fishes.

The species accounts include useful descriptions and other information enabling easy identification and comparison of similar species.

Price: 25.00 GBP
Fish Atlas of the Celtic Sea, North Sea, and Baltic Sea, Heessen, Henk J. L ; Niels Daan & Jim R. Ellis (editors)
186 Heessen, Henk J. L ; Niels Daan & Jim R. Ellis (editors) Fish Atlas of the Celtic Sea, North Sea, and Baltic Sea
9050115373 / 9789050115377 New
2015. 30cm. Full colour. Hardbound.

An in-depth reference work on marine fish, this is the first complete overview of all marine fish species found in the North Sea, Baltic Sea, and Celtic Sea. Whereas European research mainly focuses on species of commercial interest, this atlas documents current data of all Western European fish species caught in the period 1977 to 2013.

The atlas presents a unique set of abundance data to describe the spatial, depth, size, and temporal distribution of demersal and pelagic fish species over an extensive marine area, together with accounts of their biology. A large number of pictures, graphs and distribution maps illustrate the text. By largely avoiding - or at least explaining - scientific terms and providing extensive references, the book should be useful for both laymen and scientists.

The quantitative information on some 200 fish taxa is derived from 72,000 stations fished by research vessels during the period 1977-2013. The area covers the northwest European shelf from the west of Ireland to the central Baltic Sea and from Brittany to the Shetlands.

Although the surveys extend beyond the shelf edge, only taxa reported at least once in waters less than 200 m are included. Typical deep-water species and typical fresh-water species are excluded. We hope this publication will contribute to gaining a better understanding of the ocean ecosystems.

The Fish Atlas of the Celtic Sea, North Sea, and Baltic Sea contains:

description of general goals of research-vessel surveys;
brief account of the oceanographic features of the three ecoregions;
overview of the surveys included in the analysis;
details on the process and interpretation of the extensive data;
variation of species composition by area and in time;
information on 201 taxa, grouped in 78 families;
contributions of 31 authors, affiliated with ICES surveys;
full-colour pictures, clear distribution maps and graphs;
48 text boxes to describe additional details of general interest.

Dr. Henk Heessen and Dr. Niels Daan are experienced marine biologists (IMARES Institute for Marine Resources & Ecosystem Studies, Wageningen UR, The Netherlands), as well as Dr. Jim Ellis (CEFAS, UK). 25 international colleagues contributed to the contents.

Price: 79.95 GBP
The Diversity of Fishes: Biology, Evolution, and Ecology, Second Edition, Helfman, Gene ; Bruce B. Collette, Douglas E. Facey & Brian W. Bowen
187 Helfman, Gene ; Bruce B. Collette, Douglas E. Facey & Brian W. Bowen The Diversity of Fishes: Biology, Evolution, and Ecology, Second Edition
1405124946 / 9781405124942 New
2009. 28cm. Pp.736. Hardbound.

The second edition of The Diversity of Fishes represents a major revision of the world’s most widely adopted ichthyology textbook.

Expanded and updated, the second edition is illustrated throughout with striking colour photographs depicting the spectacular evolutionary adaptations of the most ecologically and taxonomically diverse vertebrate group. The text incorporates the latest advances in the biology of fishes, covering taxonomy, anatomy, physiology, biogeography, ecology, and behavior. A new chapter on genetics and molecular ecology of fishes has been added, and conservation is emphasized throughout. Hundreds of new and redrawn illustrations augment readable text, and every chapter has been revised to reflect the discoveries and greater understanding achieved during the past decade.

Written by a team of internationally-recognized authorities, the first edition of The Diversity of Fishes was received with enthusiasm and praise, and incorporated into ichthyology and fish biology classes around the globe, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The second edition is a substantial update of an already classic reference and text.

Price: 59.50 GBP
Standard Names for Freshwater Fishes in the Ornamental Aquatic Industry, Hensen, Robert; Alex Ploeg and Svein Fosså
188 Hensen, Robert; Alex Ploeg and Svein Fosså Standard Names for Freshwater Fishes in the Ornamental Aquatic Industry
9075352867 / 9789075352863 New
2010. 26cm. Pp.148. Paperback.

The proper scientific names for over 5300 fish species are listed and the principles of taxonomy are explained. Over 200 fish species are pictured.

Price: 26.00 GBP
Standard Names for Marine Fishes, Crustaceans and Mollusks in the Ornamental Aquatic Industry, Hensen, Roberto ; Alex Ploeg & Gayatri Lilley
189 Hensen, Roberto ; Alex Ploeg & Gayatri Lilley Standard Names for Marine Fishes, Crustaceans and Mollusks in the Ornamental Aquatic Industry
9075352913 / 9789075352917 New
2011. 25cm. Pp.128. 75 photos. Paperback.

Standard Names for Marine Fishes, Crustaceans and Mollusks in the Ornamental Aquatic Industry lists the proper scientific names for over 4000 fish, crustacean and mollusk species, and in addition hard corals, soft corals, sea anemones, sea stars, brittle stars, sea urchins and sea cucumbers. Sustainable collection of marine organisms for the aquarium trade is discussed. Over 75 aquatic animals are pictured.

Price: 26.00 GBP
The Goldfish, Revised edition, Hervey, George F & Jack Hems
190 Hervey, George F & Jack Hems The Goldfish, Revised edition
Clean secondhand
Faber and Faber, (1948), revised edition 1968. 22cm. Pp.271. Colour frontispiece (Veiltail Goldfish), 15 plates from photos by Laurence Perkins, 50 text figures. Hardbound, jacket, clean secondhand.

Published 50 years ago and still in constant demand.

Price: 53.00 GBP
Aqualog All Rainbows and Related Families, Hieronimus, H
191 Hieronimus, H Aqualog All Rainbows and Related Families
3931702804 / 9783931702809 New
28cm. Pp.144. 700 colour photos. Softbound.

In Aqualog All Rainbows all the known species of rainbow fishes are described and illustrated.

Price: 29.95 GBP
Deep-Sea Fishes, Hoar, William S & David A Randall (editors)
192 Hoar, William S & David A Randall (editors) Deep-Sea Fishes
0123504406 / 9780123504401 New
23cm. Pp.338. Hardbound.

Deals with the systematics of deep sea fishes, buoyancy and biochemistry at depth, pressure effects on shallow water fish, sensory physiology, and methods of studying deep sea fishes.

Price: 105.00 GBP
Fish Physiology Volume V, Sensory Systems and Electric Organs, Hoar,W.S. & D.J.Randall (editors)
193 Hoar,W.S. & D.J.Randall (editors) Fish Physiology Volume V, Sensory Systems and Electric Organs
Clean secondhand
Academic Press, 1971. 23cm. Pp.xvi,600. Photos & figures. Hardbound.

Fish Physiology Volume 5. Hans Lissmann's copy with his signature to front endpaper, jacket worn buth otherwise in good condition with no other markings.

Price: 35.00 GBP
Tunas and Their Fisheries. Safeguarding Sustainability into the 21st Century, Hobday, Alistair ; Richard Brill & Laurent Dagorn
194 Hobday, Alistair ; Richard Brill & Laurent Dagorn Tunas and Their Fisheries. Safeguarding Sustainability into the 21st Century
1119949823 / 9781119949824 New
2017. 26cm. Pp.540. Photos, figures, maps, tables. Hardbound.

Explores the current and future research necessary for proper pelagic resource management.

Covers basic tuna biology including energetics,reproduction and movement patterns; population assessments and the impact of oceanographic conditions and climate change; the ecological, economic and cultural importance of large pelagic fishes and their fisheries.

Price: 150.00 GBP
The Sturgeons and Paddlefishes of the World : Biology and Aquaculture, Third edition, Hochleithner, Martin & Joern Gessner
195 Hochleithner, Martin & Joern Gessner The Sturgeons and Paddlefishes of the World : Biology and Aquaculture, Third edition
1470086077 / 9781470086077 New
2012. 23cm. Pp.248. Colour photos & figures. Paperback.

The Sturgeons and Paddlefishes of the World : Biology and Aquaculture, Third edition has the style of a species synopsis coupled with everything anyone needs to know concerning the reproduction and culture of sturgeons.

It summarizes the current knowledge on all sturgeon and paddlefish species worldwide into a practitioner-oriented working guide, including the experience and research data of the authors for more than a decade.

New edition, updated, extended with many new colour photos and an updated bibliography.

The book is structured into four sections, comprising :

-An introduction, gross morphology, general ecology, systematics of sturgeons, and the sturgeon hybrids, as well as a revised key to the species.

-A species section, with details of all known species worldwide including their description, their distribution, their ecology, and their economy.

-An aquaculture section including the different methods of management, handling, propagation, incubation, feeding, management and ongrowing strategies in tanks, pond and cages. As well as an overview on fisheries techniques, stock management, product processing.

-An annex, including sturgeon egg and larval development, parasites and prey organisms as well as international names and synonyms for the species.

Price: 75.00 GBP
On the Eggs and Larval and Post-Larval Stages of Teleosteans, Holt, Ernest W. L
196 Holt, Ernest W. L On the Eggs and Larval and Post-Larval Stages of Teleosteans
Sci. Trans. Roy. Dublin Soc., Vol.V. (Series II.), Part 2. 1893. 28cm. Pp.5-121. 15 plates (some folding). Contemporary half calf, spine worn with loss, labels off, marbled boards, ends & edges. Good ex-library, bookplate and blindstamp, rear board detached, no external markings.

On the Eggs and Larval and Post-Larval Stages of Teleosteans, from the library of Joe Eastman. Title page pictured, further images available on request.

Price: 185.00 GBP
Larval Fish Nutrition, Holt, G. Joan
197 Holt, G. Joan Larval Fish Nutrition
0813817927 / 9780813817927 New
2011. 26cm. Pp.448. Hardbound.

Successful nourishment of fish larvae is essential to the production of many preferred, high-quality species. Larval Fish Nutrition is the first comprehensive reference dedicated solely to the nutritional aspects of managing larviculture. Chapters include a thorough discussion of digestive capabilities, nutrient requirements, and feeding and weaning strategies to optimize growth and production.

Price: 193.00 GBP
198 Hopson, A.J Four New Species of Barbus (Pisces Cyprinidae) from Ghana

1965. 28cm. Pp.13. Figures. Uncut offprint.
Price: 6.50 GBP
Intertidal Fishes. Life in Two Worlds, Horn, M.H. and others (editors)
199 Horn, M.H. and others (editors) Intertidal Fishes. Life in Two Worlds
0123560403 / 9780123560407 New
1998. 26cm. Pp.399. Hardbound.

Intertidal Fishes describes the fishes inhabiting the narrow strip of habitat between the high and low tide marks along the rocky coastlines of the world.

It analyzes the specialized traits of these fishes that have adapted to living in the dynamic and challenging space where they are alternately exposed to the air and submerged in water with the ebb and flow of the tides.

This book provides a comprehensive account of fishes largely overlooked in many previous studies of intertidal organisms and emphasizes how they differ from fishes living in other deeper-water habitats.

Coverage includes air breathing, movements and homing, sensory systems, spawning and parental care, feeding habits, community structure, systematic relationships, distribution patterns, and the fossil record in the intertidal zone.

Price: 95.00 GBP
200 Howes, Gordon A New Genus of Cheline Cyprinid Fishes

Offprint, Bull. BMNH., Zool., 1980. 25cm. Pp.3 with 2 figures.

Inscribed by the author to E.T.

Inlecypris auropurpureus
Price: 3.00 GBP
201 Howes, Gordon A Review of the Anatomy, Taxonomy, Phylogeny and Biogeography of the African Neoboline Cyprinid Fishes

Bull. BMNH. Zool. 1984. 25cm. Pp.34. Text figures, maps. Paperback.

Diagnoses the genera Neobola, Chelaethiops and Rastrineobola, and reviews the included species.
Price: 5.00 GBP
202 Howes, Gordon Anatomy and Phylogeny of the Chinese Major Carps Ctenopharyngodon Stein., 1866 and Hypophthalmichthys Blkr., 1860

Bull. BMNH Zool. Vol.41, No.1. 1981. 25cm. Pp.52. Text figures. Paperback.

Inscribed by the author to E.T. [Dr. Ethelwynn Trewavas, 1900-1993, ichthyologist].
Price: 8.00 GBP
203 Hubbs, C.L. & M.D.Cannon The Darters of the Genera Hololepis and Villora

1935. 25cm. Pp.93. 2 plates, map. Wrappers.

Darters of the Genera Hololepis and Villora, nice fine copy.
Price: 7.50 GBP
204 Hubbs, C.L. & R.M. Bailey Identification of Oxygeneum pulverulentus Forbes, from Illinois, as a Hybrid Cyprinid Fish

1952. 24cm. Pp.10. 1 plate, 2 tables. Wrappers.
Price: 4.00 GBP
Ecology of Australian Freshwater Fishes, Humphries, Paul & Keith Walker (editors)
205 Humphries, Paul & Keith Walker (editors) Ecology of Australian Freshwater Fishes
0643097430 / 9780643097438 New
2013. 28cm. Pp.440. Colour photos, figures, maps. Hardbound.

Ecology of Australian Freshwater Fishes reviews the past and present understanding of the ecology of Australian freshwater fishes. It compares patterns and processes in Australia with those on other continents, discusses the local relevance of ecological models from the northern hemisphere and considers how best to manage the species and their habitats in the face of current and future threats. In view of these challenges, the need for redress is urgent. The chapters are written by some of the foremost researchers and managers, developing themes that underpin the knowledge of the ecology, conservation and management of fish and fish habitats. For each theme, the authors formulate a synthesis of what is known, consider the need for new perspectives and identify gaps and opportunities for research, monitoring and management. The themes have an Australian context but draw upon ideas and principles developed by fish biologists in other parts of the world.

This book offers an introduction for students, researchers and managers, one that the authors hope will carry Australian fish biology and resource management to new levels of understanding.

Contents :




1 The ecology of Australian freshwater fishes: an introduction

2 Biogeography

3 Evolutionary processes and biodiversity

4 Habitats

5 Movements and migration

6 Trophic ecology

7 Reproduction and early life history

8 Age and growth

9 Dynamics of populations

10 Assemblages

11 Fishes from elsewhere

12 Conservation and management

13 Looking ahead


Index to species

Index to subjects

Price: 110.00 GBP
206 Huntsman, A. G Heat Stroke in Canadian Maritime Stream Fishes - with - Death of Salmon and Trout with High Temperature

Offprint J. Fish. Res. Bd. Can., 1942-1946. 2 volumes. 25cm. Pp.7 ; 17. Figures. Wrappers.

Early observations of the previously rare phenomenum of heat stroke in fishes in nature.
Price: 6.00 GBP
207 Huntsman, A.G The Quill Lakes of Saskatchewan and their Fishery Possibilities

Offprint Contrib. Canad. Biol. 1922. 25cm. Pp.15. Map. Wrappers.

The Quill Lakes of Saskatchewan and their Fishery Possibilities, clean original copy
Price: 5.00 GBP
The Fish & Fisheries of the Gold Coast, Irvine, F. R
208 Irvine, F. R The Fish & Fisheries of the Gold Coast
Clean secondhand
Crown Agents, 1947. 26cm. Pp.xv, [i], 352. 217 text figures. Original cloth, dustjacket, head of spine with 1cm split, jacket torn with loss. Trewavas / Banister copy with both signatures, newspaper obituary of Frederick Irvine pasted to fep.

Includes Fishes of the Gold Coast - Marine Fishes (Norman & Irvine) pp.81-220, and Fresh-water Fishes (Trewavas & Irvine) pp.221-282, both with keys to genera, and an illustrated chapter on the crustaceans, sea turtles and marine mammals.

Price: 20.00 GBP
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