Author:Beveridge, M. C. M. & B. J. McAndrew

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Tilapias, Biology and Exploitation

By: Beveridge, M. C. M. & B. J. McAndrew

Price: £158.00

Inventory number: 002523

ISBN: 041280090X

Condition: As new<br>


2000. 26cm. Pp.532. Hardbound.Referred to in the Bible, pictured on the wall-friezes of ancient Egyptian tombs, and a subject of fascination for generations of scientists, the tilapias (Cichlidae: Tilapiini) have featured in the diet and culture of humankind for thousands of years. The present century has seen their spread from Africa throughout the tropics and sub-tropics, largely for food and fisheries purposes.Tilapias, Biology and Exploitation attempts to pull together our knowledge of this important group, their biology and fisheries and aquaculture, in a single volume, so... View more info