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On the Morphology of the Skull in the Paraguayan Lepidosiren, and in other Dipnoids

By: Bridge, T. W

Price: £50.00

Inventory number: 004559

Condition: Antiquarian<br>


Trans. Zool. Soc. Vol.XIV, Part 5. 1898. 30cm. Pp.325-380. 2 plates. Black library buckram, gilt, original wrappers bound in. Front endpaper, front wrapper and pp.325-326 loose, tipped in. Blindstamp and library bookplate, good copy.On the Morphology of the Skull in the Paraguayan Lepidosiren, good ex-library copy View more info

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Fish Cognition and Behavior, 2nd Edition

By: Brown, Cullum, Kevin Laland & Jens Krause

Price: £144.00

Inventory number: 979082

ISBN: 144433221X

Condition: New<br>


2011. 26cm. Pp.472. Hardbound.In the second edition of Fish Cognition and Behavior an international team of experts have been brought together to explore all major areas of fish learning, including : foraging skills, predator recognition, social organisation and learning, welfare and pain.Three new chapters covering fish personality, lateralisation, and fish cognition and fish welfare, have been added to this fully revised and expanded second edition. View more info

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Biologie des poissons d'eau douce européens (2° Édition)

By: Bruslé, Jacques & Jean-Pierre Quignard

Price: £185.00

Inventory number: 979581

ISBN: 2743014962

Condition: New<br>


2013. 26cm. Pp.740. 64 watercolours, 70 maps, glossary, extensive bibliography. Softbound. Biologie des poissons d'eau douce européens / The Biology of European Freshwater Fishes, second edition, is by its scope a broad and ambitious study in freshwater ichthyology. Covering all the ecophysiological, ecological and ethological aspects it provides a detailed presentation of 88 native and introduced species : their morphology, anatomy, geographical distribution, habitat, lifestyle and physiological activities. 453 extra-limital, exotic and other species are also listed. Thi... View more info

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Alternative Life-History Styles of Animals

By: Bruton, Michael N (editor)

Price: £205.00

Inventory number: 979801

ISBN: 9061936624

Condition: As new<br>


KAP., 1989. 25cm. Pp.xvii, 616. Text figures, photos. Hardbound.Expanded proceedings of a conference entitled 'Alternative Life History Styles of Fishes and Other Organisms' which was held in Grahamstown, South Africa, in June 1987, arising from conceptual models of fish life-history research. View more info

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Peixe e Gente No Alto Rio Tiquie

By: Cabalzar, Aloisio; Flávio Lima & Mauro Lopes

Price: £44.00

Inventory number: 004217

ISBN: 8585994339

Condition: New<br>


2005. 22cm. Pp.339. Colour photos & figures (adults & larvae), aerial maps. Paperback.Peixe e Gente No Alto Rio Tiquie "Fishes and People in the High Rio Tiquie" focuses on the relationship of the indigenous Tukano and Tuyuka peoples with the fish of High Rio Tiquié, northwest Amazônia.Brings togther for the first time ichthyological and anthropological research on the river Tiquié, the High Black River. The ethnographic study presents the native knowledge of the Tuyuka and Tukano on the ecology of each species, and analyzes their myths and cosmological concepts related to t... View more info

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Marine Ornamental Species Aquaculture

By: Calado, Ricardo ; Ike Olivotto, Miquel Planas Oliver & G. Joan Holt (editors)

Price: £160.00

Inventory number: 979776

ISBN: 0470673907

Condition: New<br>


2017. 26cm. Pp.712. Colour photos, figures. Hardbound.Collects into a single work the most up-to-date information currently available on the aquaculture of marine ornamental species. Includes the contributions of more than 50 leading scientists and experts on different topics relevant for the aquaculture of the most emblematic groups of organisms traded for reef aquariums. From clownfish, to angelfish, tangs and seahorses, as well as corals, anemones, shrimps, giant clams and several other reef organisms, all issues related with the husbandry, breeding, and trade are addressed, with ex... View more info

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Migratory Fishes of South America

By: Carolsfeld, Joachim; Brian Harvey, Carmen Ross & Anton Baer (editors)

Price: £35.00

Inventory number: 004213

ISBN: 1552501140

Condition: New<br>


2004. 24cm. Pp.372. Figures, maps & tables. Paperback.Fish species that migrate within the great rivers of South America are important locally but are little known outside their native range.Migratory Fishes of South America represents the first collection of the work of local scientific experts on these remarkable fish.The authors cover the Upper Paraná, Paraguay-Paraná, Uruguay and São Francisco basins in Brazil, as well as the Brazilian and Colombian Amazon. They discuss not only the principal migratory species and their fascinating relationship with the water cyc... View more info

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Sharks and Their Relatives II: Biodiversity, Adaptive Physiology, and Conservation

By: Carrier, J.C., J.A.Musick & M.R. Heithaus (editors)

Price: £75.99

Inventory number: 978908

ISBN: 1420080474

Condition: New<br>


2010. 26cm. Pp.736. Hardbound.Since the award-winning first volume, The Biology of Sharks and Their Relatives, published in 2004, the field has witnessed tremendous developments in research, rapid advances in technology, and the emergence of new investigators beginning to explore issues of biodiversity, distribution, physiology, and ecology in ways that eluded more traditional studies.As an entirely new companion volume, Sharks and Their Relatives II: Biodiversity, Adaptive Physiology, and Conservation brings you up to speed on these significant changes, specifically examining ... View more info

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Biology of Sharks and Their Relatives, Second Edition

By: Carrier, John C; John A. Musick & Michael R. Heithaus (editors)

Price: £75.99

Inventory number: 979336

ISBN: 1439839247

Condition: New<br>


2012. 28cm. Pp.624. Hardbound.Following the groundbreaking original exploration of the fundamental elements of the taxonomy and interrelationships of sharks, skates, rays, and chimera (Biology of Sharks and Their Relatives, 2004), this second edition presents significant advances in the development and application of new molecular techniques, laboratory devices, and field instruments. Offering a well-rounded picture for advanced students, and far above competitors in scope and research, the numerous papers contained within the volume hold a wealth of data on the current status of chond... View more info

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FAO Species Catalogues. FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125, Vols 1 to 18

By: CD-ROM

Price: £22.95

Inventory number: 004306

ISBN: 9251055971

Condition: New<br>


2006. CD-ROM. FAO Species Catalogues. FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125, Vols 1 to 18 contains the electronic version of the collection of the FAO Species Catalogue published during the period 1980-99, which appeared as FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125, Volumes 1-18. Catalogues are worldwide, annotated and illustrated inventories of species for each of the world's major commercial groups of fishery resources. They are comprehensive reviews of current knowledge on species of aquatic organisms of present and potential economic interest. Species catalogues include general information on the groups and... View more info

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Guía FAO para la identificación de especies para los fines de la pesca. Pacífico Centro-Oriental. Volúmenes 1-3

By: CD-ROM

Price: £22.95

Inventory number: 004311

ISBN: 9253056282

Condition: New<br>


2006. CD-ROM.Este CD-ROM, Guía FAO para la identificación de especies para los fines de la pesca. Pacífico Centro-Oriental. Volúmenes 1-3, contiene la Guía FAO para la identificación de especies para los fines de la pesca correspondiente al Pacífico Centro-Oriental, publicada en tres volúmenes en 1995. La publicación describe las especies de interés para la pesca de los grupos mayores de recursos marinos y de aguas salobres explotados en la región. Se describen los principales grupos taxonómicos, incluyendo claves de identificación ilustradas. La descripción de las especi... View more info

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Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Atlantic, (The) Volumes 1-3, CD-ROM

By: CD-ROM

Price: £23.50

Inventory number: 978654

ISBN: 9251060401

Condition: New<br>


2008. This CD-Rom contains the electronic version of the three volumes of the FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes: The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Atlantic, covering FAO Fishing Area 31.The marine resource groups included are the bivalves, gastropods, cephalopods, stomatopods, shrimps, lobsters, crabs, hagfishes, sharks, batoid fishes, chimaeras, bony fishes, sea turtles and marine mammals.Limited stock View more info

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Aqualog Asian Arowana

By: Chen, D. (editor)

Price: £61.95

Inventory number: 004026

ISBN: 393602796X

Condition: New<br>


31cm. Pp.244. Numerous colour photos. Hardbound.Aqualog Asian Arowana is an exceptional photo-guide and reference to the varieties and care of aquarium bred Asian Arowana. This is the English edition of volume 3 of 'The Ever Changing Asian Arowana'. Volumes 1 and 2 were only available in Chinese; volume 3 (a stand-alone volume which revises and brings the work uptodate) is only available in English.Presents an outstanding photo-gallery of varieties, behaviour and suitable aquaria with contributions and advice from veterans of the hobby in Taiwan and Singapore. The current statu... View more info

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A Photographic Guide to the Inland-water Fishes of Taiwan Vol. 1. Cypriniformes

By: Chen, I-Shiung & Chang, Yung-Ching

Price: £95.00

Inventory number: 004553

ISBN: 9578596723

Condition: New<br>


2005. 26cm. Pp.xx,284. Numerous colour photo-plates almost exclusively of living fishes, their different life stages and habitat photos. Bound.Photographic Guide to the Inland-water Fishes of Taiwan Vol.1 deals with 45 species (35 cyprinids, 6 balitorids and 4 cobitids), their nomenclature, morphology, distribution, ecology, with general notes and ecological observations. Appended are details of 10 introduced and 3 doubtful species, and 5 of uncertain identification. Text in Chinese and English. View more info

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Poissons Communs de Tunisie

By: Chouba, L; N. Zamouri-Langar & M.S. Romdhane

Price: £39.95

Inventory number: 004338

ISBN: 9973908098

Condition: New<br>


1996. 23cm. Pp.255; 28. 104 colour plates, 21 figures, 7 maps, 2 tables. Paperback.Poissons Communs de Tunisie is a diagnostic guide to 104 species of bony fishes found in the coastal waters and littoral lagoons of Tunisia, with their local names in Arabic, commercial names in French and scientific names in Latin.For each species, a description, notes on distribution and way of life, feeding, breeding, methods of fishing and dates of best marketing are given. Also provides a checklist of the bethnic flora and fauna, climatic observations, and details of fishing equipment and t... View more info

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Fishes of Afghanistan, An Annotated Check-List

By: Coad, Brian W

Price: £35.00

Inventory number: 004719

Condition: New<br>


1981. 26cm. Pp.26. Table of the distribution of species in each province and adjacent drainages, 2 maps, extensive bibliography. Paperback.Fishes of Afghanistan, An Annotated Check-List records 84 species from Afghanistan with an additional 18 from contiguous or confluent drainages. The fauna is a mixture of Oriental and Palaearctic species. View more info

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Freshwater Fishes of Iraq

By: Coad, Brian W

Price: £54.95

Inventory number: 978917

ISBN: 9546425303

Condition: New<br>


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 C... View more info

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Fishes of Afghanistan

By: Coad, Brian W

Price: £79.95

Inventory number: 979667

ISBN: 9546427527

Condition: New<br>


2015. 26cm. Pp.394. Colour photos, figures, keys to species. Softbound.This work provides a guide and general overview to the fish fauna of Afghanistan, comprising 85 species in 10 families.The book has an introduction covering materials and methods, a description of the environment, a history of research, explanations of scientific names, fish structures and identification methods, and how to collect and preserve fishes. Other sections deal with fisheries, conservation, identification, exotic and translocated species, checklists, an analysis of biodiversity, and a bibliography... View more info

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Success Factors for Fish Larval Production

By: Conceicao, Luis E.C. & Amos Tandler

Price: £180.00

Inventory number: 979770

ISBN: 1119072166

Condition: New<br>


2017. 28cm. Pp.500. Colour photos & figures, tables, bibliography. Hardbound.This important new book reviews our current understanding of larval biology, including how external (environmental and nutritional) and internal (molecular/ developmental/ physiological/ behavioral/ genetic) factors interact in defining the phenotype and quality of fish larvae and juveniles.The detailed coverage within Success Factors for Fish Larval Production includes broodstock genetics and husbandry, water quality, larval nutrition and feeding, growth physiology, health, metamorphosis, underlying m... View more info

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Centrarchid Fishes, Diversity, Biology, and Conservation

By: Cooke, Steven & David P. Philipp (editors)

Price: £192.00

Inventory number: 978778

ISBN: 1405133422

Condition: New<br>


2009. 26cm. Pp.560. Hardbound.Comprehensive coverage of all major aspects of this ecologically and commercially important group of fishes. Coverage includes diversity, ecomorphology, phylogeny and genetics, hybridization, reproduction, early life history and recruitment, feeding and growth, ecology, migrations, bioenergetics, physiology, diseases, aquaculture, fisheries management and conservation.Centrarchid fishes, the freshwater sunfishes, comprise 34 known species endemic to North America. View more info

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Peixes Aploqueilóideos da Mata Atlântica Brasileira: história, diversidade e conservação / Aplocheiloid Fishes of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest: history, diversity and conservation

By: Costa, W.J.E.M

Price: £29.95

Inventory number: 978823

ISBN: 8574270296

Condition: New<br>


2009. 24cm. Pp.172. 3 BW & 40 colour photos, keys. Paperback.Aplocheiloid Fishes of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest deals with the 38 endemic species. Text in Portuguese and English View more info

Two new genera and two new species of the neotropical annual fishes Plesiolebiatini (Cypriniformes : Rivulidae), with studies on the relationship of the tribe

By: Costa, W.J.E.M.

Price: £5.50

Inventory number: 004531


Extract Rev. Fr. Aquariol. 1995. 30cm. Pp.10. 11 colour photos, text figures. Text in English, abstract in French View more info

Un nouveau genre neotropical de la famille des Trichomycteridae (Siluriformes : Loricarioidei)

By: Costa, W.J.E.M. & F.A. Bockmann

Price: £4.00

Inventory number: 004527


Extract Rev. Fr. Aquariol. 1993. 30cm. Pp.4. 1 colour photo, 6 figures.Ituglanis, a new genus, is described to include some species previously placed in Trichomycterus. French text, abstract in English View more info

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Danios and Devarios

By: Cottle, P. W

Price: £0.01

Inventory number: 979059

ISBN: 0956720609

Condition: Sold out<br>


2010, updated 2012. 24cm. Pp.150. Most species illustrated by full colour photos (approx. 70), 7 line drawings and a number of habitat photos. Hardbound, signed by author.The text book for the Danionins for the next 20 to 30 years.Covers the genera Danios, Devarios, Danionella, Microdevario, Betadevario, Microrasbora, Chela, Laubuca, Esomus, Sundadanio and Paedocypris and includes many of the the Danionins that are available in the aquatic hobby which have yet to be described (these are known under various common names such as ‘Himalayan yellow fin Devario’ and ‘Danio sp... View more info

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Ictiología - Aspectos fundamentales. La vida de los peces Sudamericanos

By: Cousseau, Maria Berta ; John M. Astarloa Diaz, Nidia Fabre & Daniel Figueroa

Price: £128.00

Inventory number: 979102

ISBN: 9871371411

Condition: New<br>


2010. 26cm. Pp.665. 240 photos & figures. Hardbound.Ictiología is a modern and comprehensive textbook of ichthyology providing an overview of recent ichthyological reasearch in South America, particularly Argentina.The distribution of fish in inland aquatic environments is not uniform, the fish fauna of South America is very diverse with three major drainage basins on the continent. The way of life of the freshwater fishes of South America, particularly Argentina, and its relationship to the environment are treated by the authors, taking into account the actions exerted by the... View more info

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Biology of Perch

By: Couture, Patrice & Greg Pyle

Price: £94.00

Inventory number: 979661

ISBN: 1498730329

Condition: New<br>


2015. 26cm. Pp.350. 24 colour photos, 52 figures. Hardbound. The genus Perca includes only three species of fish, but they are ubiquitous and abundant in freshwater and brackish environments of the northern hemisphere, from North America to Europe and Asia. These species are important both ecologically and economically. In Biology of Perch, world-renowned specialists review and update the biology of these fish.The book opens with a review of the genetic makeup of this complex assemblage from early post-glacial dispersion to the colonization of new habitats. The influences of ge... View more info

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Freshwater Fisheries Ecology

By: Craig, John F

Price: £79.50

Inventory number: 979671

ISBN: 1118394429

Condition: New<br>


2015. 26cm. Pp.888. Colour photos, figures, tables. Hardbound. Freshwater Fisheries Ecology is truly a landmark publication, containing contributions from over 100 experts and defines what we have globally, what we are going to lose and have to mitigate for, and what, given the right tools, we can save. To estimate potential production, the dynamics of freshwater ecosystems (rivers, lakes and estuaries) need to be understood. These dynamics are diverse as are the earth's freshwater fisheries resources (from boreal to tropical regions), and these influence how fisheries are both utilize... View more info

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Groupers of the World: A Field and Market Guide

By: Craig, Matthew T. ; Yvonne J. Sadovy de Mitcheson & Phillip C. Heemstra

Price: £69.99

Inventory number: 979333

ISBN: 1466506024

Condition: New<br>


2011. 28cm. 454 pages. 175 detailed line drawings of each species, 350 colour photographs depicting the living fish in their natural habitat as well as caught specimens, mostly photographed in markets. The plates shows distinctive colour differences between adults and juveniles, as well as regional colour variations. 150 colour maps and descriptions summarizing the known distribution of each of the grouper species. Provides clear descriptions to allow for reliable identification of any of the species. Extensive bibliography. Hardbound.Groupers of the World is a detailed but easy-to-use... View more info

Revision of the Indo-West Pacific Lizardfishes of the Genus Synodus (Pisces: Synodontidae)

By: Cressey, Roger

Price: £5.00

Inventory number: 004788


Smith. Contrib. Zool. 342. 1981. 26cm. Pp.53. 44 figures, 4 tables, keys to species. Paperback.21 species described, 6 new. View more info

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Biology, Ecology and Culture of Grey Mullets (Mugilidae)

By: Crosetti, Donatella & Stephen J. M. Blaber (editors)

Price: £106.00

Inventory number: 979692

ISBN: 1482252120

Condition: New<br>


2016. 26cm. Pp.450. 24 colour & 139 BW photos and figures. Hardbound.Mullets (grey mullets) are a family (Mugilidae) and order of ray-finned fish found in temperate and tropical waters worldwide. There are approximately 80 species of mullet; these fish have been considered an important food source in Mediterranean Europe since Roman times. This book provides a long overdue update on the biology and ecology of mullets and features comprehensive coverage of the key features of the Mugilidae family, such as recent DNA evidence and morphological data that challenge the traditional taxonomy... View more info