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1 ACP-EU Fisheries Research Report No.3,. Proceedings of the Third Dialogue Meeting Caribbean, Pacific and the European Union

1997. 30cm. Pp.x,180. Text figures. Paperback.

ACP-EU Fisheries Research Report No.3, clean secondhand copy
 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Aqualog Photo Collection - Tetras - bundle
2 Aqualog Photo Collection - Tetras - bundle
New
 
Comprising Aqualog Photo Collection Tetras Vol.1 (English), Vol.2 (German), Vol.3 (English).

Three volumes, all paperback.

Offered as a special order set only. Please note that Vol.2 is only available in German, it is out of print in English.

 
Price: 29.95 GBP
 
 
3 Indo-Pacific Fisheries Council Proceedings. 17th Session. Section III. Symposium on the Development and Utilization of Inland Fishery Resources

FAO. 1977. 26cm. Pp.500. A few figures, tables. Paperback.

Symposium on the Development and Utilization of Inland Fishery Resources, long out of print, one (1) copy only
 
Price: 25.00 GBP
 
 
4 Initiative de Recherche Halieutique ACP-UE. Actes de la Deuxieme Reunion de Dialogue sur l'Afrique central et occidentale et l'Union Europeenne

1996. 30cm. Pp.viii,178. Figures, tables. Paperback.

ACP-EU Fisheries Research Report No.2, French text, clean secondhand
 
Price: 10.00 GBP
 
 
Marine Species Biological Data Collection Manual
5 Marine Species Biological Data Collection Manual
925109473X / 9789251094730 New
 
2016. 26cm. Pp.iv, 53. Colour photos. eBook / pdf.

Illustrated manual for collecting biological data at sea.

Provides fishery observers, and in general fishery data collectors, with a detailed description of the procedures required to collect biological data from the most important fishery groups that can be encountered while at sea.

Enables non-specialists to collect samples and take proper photographs, which can be then examined by taxonomic experts on shore and potentially improve the taxonomic resolution of the species in the catch.

eBook / pdf, 31.73MB.

 
Price: 33.50 GBP
 
 
Marine Species Biological Data Collection Manual
6 Marine Species Biological Data Collection Manual
925109473X / 9789251094730 New
 
2017. 26cm. Pp.iv, 53. Colour photos. Spiral bound.

Illustrated manual for collecting biological data at sea.

Provides fishery observers, and in general fishery data collectors, with a detailed description of the procedures required to collect biological data from the most important fishery groups that can be encountered while at sea.

Enables non-specialists to collect samples and take proper photographs, which can be then examined by taxonomic experts on shore and potentially improve the taxonomic resolution of the species in the catch.

 
Price: 66.50 GBP
 
 
7 Small Pelagic Fishes and Fisheries in African Inland Waters
9250021526 / 9789250021522 
FAO. 1984. 30cm. Pp.25. 4 figures, 2 tables. Paperback. CIFA Technical Paper 14, text in English and French.

Small Pelagic Fishes and Fisheries in African Inland Waters, out of print, one copy clean secondhand.
 
Price: 16.00 GBP
 
 
Synopsis of Biological Data on the Chub Mackerel (Scomber japonicus Houttuyn, 1782)
8 Synopsis of Biological Data on the Chub Mackerel (Scomber japonicus Houttuyn, 1782)
925104404X / 9789251044049 New
 
2000. 30cm. Pp.84. Paperback.

Chub mackerel (Scomber japonicus) is a pelagic species which inhabits warm and temperate coastal waters of the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. The species is of great importance for fisheries worldwide; in 1978, it ranked third in importance in catches by species (3.4 million tonnes), while in 1979 and 1980 it ranked fourth and fifth, with 2.8 and 2.6 million tonnes, respectively. In 1966, the species ranked fifth with a worldwide catch of 2.1 million tonnes. It is mainly caught with purse seines, sometimes using light, and also by trolling, lines, gillnets, traps, beach seines and midwater trawls.

 
Price: 17.00 GBP
 
 
Русская рыбалка / Russkaja rybalka / Russian Fishing, Бутромеев, Владимир / Butromeev, Vladimir
9 Бутромеев, Владимир / Butromeev, Vladimir Русская рыбалка / Russkaja rybalka / Russian Fishing
5373047120 / 9785373047128 New
 
2015. 28cm. Pp.304. Numerous colour plates, artworks & figures. Hardbound.

Illustrates the life and habits of fish inhabiting the fresh waters of Russia with paintings by old masters and illustrations from scientific works on ichthyology and popular books about fishing. Very well illustrated. Text in Russian.

 
Price: 125.00 GBP
 
 
Atlantic Salmon Ecology, Aas, Oystein ; Anders Klemetsen, Sigurd Einum & Jostein Skurdal (editors)
10 Aas, Oystein ; Anders Klemetsen, Sigurd Einum & Jostein Skurdal (editors) Atlantic Salmon Ecology
1405197692 / 9781405197694 New
 
2010. 26cm. Pp.488. Hardbound.

Atlantic Salmon Ecology covers all major aspects of the relationship of the Atlantic salmon with its environment, chapters include details of migration and dispersal, reproduction, habitat requirements, feeding, growth rates, competition, predation, parasitsm, population dynamics, effects of landscape use, hydro power development, climate change, and exploitation. The book closes with a summary and look at possible future research directions.

 
Price: 155.00 GBP
 
 
Ecology of Estuarine Fishes, Temperate Waters of the Western North Atlantic, Able, K.W. & M.P. Fahay
11 Able, K.W. & M.P. Fahay Ecology of Estuarine Fishes, Temperate Waters of the Western North Atlantic
0801894719 / 9780801894718 New
 
2011. 28cm. Pp.584. 28 plates, 347 figures. Hardbound.

Ecology of Estuarine Fishes details the life history and ecology of the fish species that occupy the estuarine and coastal habitats along the eastern United States and Canada.

Kenneth W. Able and Michael P. Fahay draw on their own studies and other research to summarize and synthesize all the known facts about the ecology of 93 important species of fish that inhabit the temperate waters of the Western Atlantic.

Presented in individual chapters, the species accounts include complete information about each fish's distribution, habitat use, reproduction, development, migratory patterns, prey, and predators and other natural enemies. The species accounts are illustrated and include lifecycle calendars, tables, and charts highlighting key information. Introductory chapters provide the general characteristics of the temperate ichthyofauna and explain the authors' methodology.

Featuring new information based on more than 76,000 samples, novel long-term data, and an exhaustive analysis of more than 1,800 references, this invaluable resource is a complete compendium on estuarine fishes of the Western North Atlantic.

 
Price: 100.00 GBP
 
 
Dynamic Aquaria. Building Living Ecosystems. Third Edition, Adey, W.H. & K. Loveland
12 Adey, W.H. & K. Loveland Dynamic Aquaria. Building Living Ecosystems. Third Edition
0123706416 / 9780123706416 New
 
28cm. Pp.xx,520. 57 colour plates, numerous diagrams and photos. Hardback.

Dynamic Aquaria, an updated third edition covering the physical and biochemical environments of aquaria, their biological structure and ecological systems with much new material.

 
Price: 62.99 GBP
 
 
La Guyane française et ses Cichlidés, Aguire, R; F. De Gasperis, F. Naneix, X. Longy & A. Seva
13 Aguire, R; F. De Gasperis, F. Naneix, X. Longy & A. Seva La Guyane française et ses Cichlidés
2951350228 / 9782951350229 New
 
2011. 30cm. Pp.216. 500 colour photos, numerous distribution maps. Hardbound.

The first book on the cichlid fishes of French Guyana, full of genuinely new information on the fish fauna based on field collecting and observation with much of interest for both the scientist and aquarist. French text.

 
Price: 58.50 GBP
 
 
Fish as Models of Behaviour, Ahnesjo, I. & J. Craig (editors)
14 Ahnesjo, I. & J. Craig (editors) Fish as Models of Behaviour
As new
 
J. Fish Biol. Vol.63, Suppl.A, December 2003. 25cm. Pp.263. Text figures, maps. Softbound.

Presents 15 papers from the Fisheries Society of the British Isles Annual Symposium, Norwich, July 2003.

 
Price: 22.00 GBP
 
 
Historical Biogeography of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes, Albert, J.S. & R.E. Reis (editors)
15 Albert, J.S. & R.E. Reis (editors) Historical Biogeography of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes
0520268687 / 9780520268685 New
 
2011. 29cm. Pp.408. Hardbound.

Historical Biogeography of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes explores the evolutionary origins of a unique ecosystem. The chapters address central themes in the study of tropical biodiversity: why is the Amazon basin home to so many distinct evolutionary lineages? What roles do ecological specialization, speciation, and extinction play in the formation of regional assemblages? How do dispersal barriers contribute to isolation and diversification? Focusing on whole faunas rather than individual taxonomic groups, this volume shows that the area’s high regional diversity is not the result of recent diversification in lowland tropical rainforests. Rather, it is the product of species accumulating over tens of millions of years and across a continental arena.

“A major contribution to our understanding of multiple aspects of the Neotropical freshwater fish fauna. The book will be of interest not only to ichthyologists, but also to a broader audience of researchers working on freshwater organisms and general biogeographic patterns.”-- Richard P. Vari, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.

 
Price: 83.95 GBP
 
 
Hans Werner Lissmann, 1909-1995, Alexander, R. McN
16 Alexander, R. McN Hans Werner Lissmann, 1909-1995
New
 
Offprint Bio. Mem. FRS., 1996. 25cm. Pp.13. Portrait, 1 text figure, bibliography Binding : ebook / pdf.

Official biography of Hans Lissmann, the discoverer of the electric senses of fishes.

A good account of Hans' work.

ebook / pdf, 2.64MB.

 
Price: 23.00 GBP
 
 
The Status and Distribution of Freshwater Biodiversity in the Eastern Himalaya, Allen, D.J., S. Molur &  B.A. Daniel
17 Allen, D.J., S. Molur & B.A. Daniel The Status and Distribution of Freshwater Biodiversity in the Eastern Himalaya
2831713242 / 9782831713243 New
 
2010. 28cm. Pp.viii, 89. Colour photos, figures, maps. Binding : ebook.

Reviews the conservation status of 1,073 freshwater species belonging to three taxonomic groups – fishes (520 taxa), molluscs (186 taxa), and Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies) (367 taxa).

ebook, 5.27MB ; system requirements Acrobat 7 or above, Windows XP or above.

 
Price: 17.00 GBP
 
 
The Status and Distribution of Freshwater Biodiversity in Central Africa, Allen, D.J; W.R.T. Darwall & E.G.E. Brooks
18 Allen, D.J; W.R.T. Darwall & E.G.E. Brooks The Status and Distribution of Freshwater Biodiversity in Central Africa
2831713269 / 9782831713267 New
 
2011. 28cm. Pp.126. Binding : ebook

Regional assessment of the status and distribution of 2,261 taxa of freshwater fishes, molluscs, odonates, crabs and selected families of aquatic plants from throughout central Africa. This study is based on the collation and analysis of existing information, and the knowledge of regional experts.

ebook, 6.60MB ; system requirements Acrobat 7 or above, Windows XP or above.

 
Price: 17.00 GBP
 
 
Reef Fishes of the East Indies, Allen, Gerald R. & Mark V. Erdmann
19 Allen, Gerald R. & Mark V. Erdmann Reef Fishes of the East Indies
0987260006 / 9780987260000 New
 
2012. 28cm. 3 volumes. Pp.1292. 3600 colour photos. Hardbound.

Reef Fishes of the East Indies covers an area from the Andaman Sea to the Solomon Islands and presents the first truly comprehensive treatment of the region’s reef fish fauna in nearly a century.

This monumental three-volume set is richly illustrated with more than 3,600 colour photographs and provides current information on the classification, habitat, and distributional range of each species as well as an overall synopsis for each of the 120 families covered.

Many of the featured species have not been previously recorded from the region, nor have their photographs appeared in print.

Reef Fishes of the East Indies features the 2,631 known reef fishes of the 'Coral Triangle', including 25 species new to science.

Price is for the set of three volumes.

Volume 1 pictured.

 
Price: 225.00 GBP
 
 
20 Allen, K. Radway Some Observations on the Biology of the Trout (Salmo trutta) in Windermere

1938. 26cm. Pp.27. 9 tables, 2 figures. Wrappers.
 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
21 Allen, K. Radway Studies on the Biology of the Early Stages of the Salmon (Salmo salar)

1940-1944. 4 volumes. 26cm. Pp.98. Figures, tables. Part 4 lacking wrappers otherwise a good set.

Deals with growth in the River Eden, feeding habits, growth and smolt migration in the Thurso River.
 
Price: 18.00 GBP
 
 
The Ecology of Marine Fishes, California and Adjacent Waters, Allen, Larry G., Daniel J. Pondella, II, and Michael H. Horn  (editors)
22 Allen, Larry G., Daniel J. Pondella, II, and Michael H. Horn (editors) The Ecology of Marine Fishes, California and Adjacent Waters
0520246535 / 9780520246539 New
 
2006. 28cm. Pp.705. 125 colour illustrations, 65 BW photographs, 130 line illustrations. Hardbound.

Marine fishes have been intensively studied, and some of the fundamental ideas in the science of marine ecology have emerged from the body of knowledge derived from this diverse group of organisms.

The Ecology of Marine Fishes, California and Adjacent Waters provides the first-ever synthesis and interpretation of the large, often daunting, body of information on the ecology of marine fishes. The focus is on the fauna of the eastern Pacific, especially the fishes of the California coast, a group among the most diverse and best studied of all marine ecosystems.

A generously illustrated and comprehensive source of information, this volume will also be an important launching pad for future research and will shed new light on the study of marine fish ecology worldwide. The contributors touch on many fields in biology, including physiology, development, genetics, behaviour, ecology, and evolution. The book includes sections on the history of research, both published and unpublished data, sections on collecting techniques, and references to important earlier studies.

 
Price: 83.95 GBP
 
 
The Ecology of Marine Fishes, California and Adjacent Waters, Allen, Larry G., Daniel J. Pondella, II, and Michael H. Horn  (editors)
23 Allen, Larry G., Daniel J. Pondella, II, and Michael H. Horn (editors) The Ecology of Marine Fishes, California and Adjacent Waters
0520246535 / 9780520246539 New
 
2006. 28cm. Pp.705. 125 colour illustrations, 65 BW photographs, 130 line illustrations. Hardbound.

Marine fishes have been intensively studied, and some of the fundamental ideas in the science of marine ecology have emerged from the body of knowledge derived from this diverse group of organisms.

The Ecology of Marine Fishes, California and Adjacent Waters provides the first-ever synthesis and interpretation of the large, often daunting, body of information on the ecology of marine fishes. The focus is on the fauna of the eastern Pacific, especially the fishes of the California coast, a group among the most diverse and best studied of all marine ecosystems.

A generously illustrated and comprehensive source of information, this volume will also be an important launching pad for future research and will shed new light on the study of marine fish ecology worldwide. The contributors touch on many fields in biology, including physiology, development, genetics, behaviour, ecology, and evolution. The book includes sections on the history of research, both published and unpublished data, sections on collecting techniques, and references to important earlier studies.

 
Price: 48.95 GBP
 
 
24 Almaca, C Iberian and Mediterranean Elements in the Iberian Fauna of Barbus

- with - Re-examination of the Types of Barbus haasi Mertens 1924 (Pisces: Cyprinidae). 1983. 2 vols. 22cm. Pp.4; 6. Map, table. Double offprint.
 
Price: 5.00 GBP
 
 
Salmonid Fishes : Population Biology, Genetics and Management, Altukhov, Yuri ; E.A. Salmenkova & V.T. Omelchenko
25 Altukhov, Yuri ; E.A. Salmenkova & V.T. Omelchenko Salmonid Fishes : Population Biology, Genetics and Management
0632055871 / 9780632055876 New
 
2000. 26cm. Pp.368. 80 photos & figures. Hardbound.

Salmonid Fishes : Population Biology, Genetics and Management encompasses features of genetic processes in complexly organised population systems of salmonids, one of the most commercially valuable families of fish worldwide.

Translated from the original work in Russian, the authors have taken the opportunity to update and revise the work, much of it appearing in the English language for the first time.

Covering such important concepts as optimal gene diversity and the unfavourable influence of fishery and hatchery reproduction on the genetic structure of salmon populations, the authors have drawn together a huge wealth of information that will form the cornerstone of much new work in the future.

 
Price: 195.00 GBP
 
 
Faune du Cameroun Volume 2. Le Genre Aphyosemion Myers. Fauna of Cameroon Volume 2. The Genus Aphyosemion Myers (Pisces, Teleostei, Cyprinodontiformes), Amiet, Jean-Louis
26 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: 35.00 GBP
 
 
Common Reef Fishes of the Maldives, Anderson, Charles & Ahamed Hafiz
27 Anderson, Charles & Ahamed Hafiz Common Reef Fishes of the Maldives
Clean secondhand
 
First edition (1987), reprinted 1987. 18cm. Pp.ii, 83. Colour photos. Paperback.

Common Reef Fishes of the Maldives presents each of the commoner and more conspicuous species with their family name, scientific name, common names in English, Maldivi (Dhivehi), French, German and Japanese with brief notes on their adult size, food and usual habitat. Original issue.

 
Price: 8.00 GBP
 
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