Title Billfishes of the World. An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of the Marlins, Sailfishes, Spearfishes and Swordfishes Known to Date
9251022321 / 9789251022320
Inventory number 000642
1985. 30cm. Pp.iv,42. 24 figs & maps, 19 tables. Paperback.
Billfishes of the World includes the two families and all 12 species of billfishes known to date. It provides a comprehensive and illustrated key to families and species, with a glossary of technical terms and measurements. Within each family are given individual accounts of species which include drawings, scientific and vernacular names, information on habitat, biology and fisheries, and a distribution map. The section including family and species accounts is followed by a table indicating the distribution of each species by major marine fishing areas. The work is fully indexed and there is ample reference to pertinent literature.
9789251022320. Billfishes of the World