Rainboth, W. J
Title Fishes of the Cambodian Mekong
9251037434 / 9789251037430
Inventory number 979745
1996. 26cm. Pp.265. 216 colour photos. Binding : ebook.
Fishes of the Cambodian Mekong includes approximately 500 species of present or potential interest to, or likely to be encountered in, fisheries in the Cambodian Mekong. This covers all species historically recorded from Cambodian reaches of the Mekong as well as numerous new records by the author. It also includes species expected to occur in Cambodia which have been recorded from, or found by the author, in Vietnam, Thailand and Laos. An overview is given on the factors that have contributed to the diversity of the Mekong along with a basic introduction to taxonomy. A section on technical terms and measurements illustrates the characters used for the identification. As an aid to identification to higher taxonomic levels, an illustrated guide to orders and families is included. The species accounts provide information on synonyms and misidentifications, English names, Cambodian names (in Cambodian script), sizes, diagnostic features, one or more illustrations, and notes on fisheries, distribution, habitat and biology. The guide is fully indexed and a list of further literature is appended. Finally, 216 colour photographs of fishes of the Cambodian Mekong are presented. ebook, 51.1MB ; system requirements Acrobat 7 or above, Windows XP or above.
9789251037430. Fishes of the Cambodian Mekong