Stiassny, Melanie; Guy G Teugels & C Hopkins
Title The Fresh and Brackish Water Fishes of Lower Guinea, West-Central Africa. Poissons d’eaux douces et saumâtres de Basse Guinée, ouest de l’Afrique centrale
2709916207 / 9782709916202
Inventory number 978524
2007-2008. 2 volumes. 26cm. Pp.800. 2 colour plates, numerous photos & figures, keys to species. Softbound.
Covers the taxonomy and distribution of the fresh and brackish water fishes of the Lower Guinean ichthyofaunal province of West-Central Africa.
The Fresh and Brackish Water Fishes of Lower Guinea, West-Central Africa / Poissons d’eaux douces et saumâtres de Basse Guinée, ouest de l’Afrique centrale covers an area ranging from the Cross River in south-eastern Nigeria to the Angolan province of Cabinda and the Republic of Congo. The region is highly biogeographically distinctive and is home to more than 580 fish species, of which a great number appear to be endemic.
The book is arranged taxonomically by family and with practical keys to all genera and species. For each species an illustration and a concise description summarizing the important morphological features are provided along with distribution maps for freshwater species. Text in French and English.
9782709916202. The Fresh and Brackish Water Fishes of Lower Guinea