Coad, Brian W
Title Freshwater Fishes of Iraq
9546425303 / 9789546425300
Inventory number 978917
2010. 26cm. Pp.294. 16 plates of colour photos, original line drawings, keys, maps. Paperback.
The fauna comprises 44 native and 9 exotic freshwater species. This essential new work covers the species (the freshwater species and those of marine origin) in detail with illustrated keys for their identification, complete checklist and bibliography. The detailed species accounts give data on common names, systematics, key characters and morphology, distribution, habitat, biology, economic importance and conservation.
The cover photo is of Barbus esocinus, caught by Kevin Choula, at Camp Slayer, Baghdad, August 2005 and released alive.
9789546425300. Freshwater Fishes of Iraq