Reef fishes of the Sea of Cortez : the rocky-shore fishes of the Gulf of California (Book, 2000) [WorldCat.org]
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Reef fishes of the Sea of Cortez : the rocky-shore fishes of the Gulf of California

Author: Donald A Thomson; Lloyd T Findley; Alex N Kerstitch
Publisher: Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, 2000.
Series: Corrie Herring Hooks series, no. 44.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
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Including the taxonomic information, additional species descriptions, and illustrations, this guide is a resource for scientists, divers, and spearfishers interested in the fishes of the tropical  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald A Thomson; Lloyd T Findley; Alex N Kerstitch
ISBN: 0292781547 9780292781542 0292781555 9780292781559
OCLC Number: 1013415711
Description: 353 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: The Reef-Fish Community --
Rocky Habitats --
Reef-Fish Diversity --
Reef-Fish Communities of the Sea of Cortez --
How to Use this Book --
External Anatomy of a Bony Fish --
Taxonomic Techniques: Counts and Measurements --
Species Accounts --
Family and Species Accounts of Reef Fishes of the Sea of Cortez --
Nonresident Reef Fishes --
Sharks and Rays --
Pelagic Schooling Fishes --
Benthic Sandy-Bottom Fishes --
App. II. Localities of Reef Fishes Illustrated.
Series Title: Corrie Herring Hooks series, no. 44.
Responsibility: Donald A. Thomson, Lloyd T. Findley, Alex N. Kerstitch ; illustrated by Alex N. Kerstitch ... [and others].

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