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Marine fishes of Hong Kong. Part I.

by W L Chan; Y W Tang

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Marine fishes of Hong Kong   (2011-07-08)

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by jmcgough

This book contains a foreword on fish poisoning; an introduction; the parts of a fish; identification of fish; and the commercial fish fauna. The latter section covers nine fish families; I. Ambassidae (glassy perchlets); II. Serranidae (groupers, coral-trouts, coral-cods, sea-perches); III. Lobotidae (tripletails); IV. Theraponidae (tigerfishes); V. Priacanthidae (big-eyes); VI. Lactaridae (whitefish); VII. Carangidae (crevalles, scads, amberjacks, talangs, threadfishes, pampanos, pilotfishes); VIII. Rachycentridae (cobia); and Menidae (moonfish). Color and black-and-white illustrations. Also included are photographs and descriptions of the major types of fishing boats used in Hong Kong waters. Chinese characters and Cantonese pronunciations are provided.

A copy of this book is held in the Governor Gary Locke Library, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, Seattle, Washington State, USA.

 




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