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Sharks of the World: An Annotated and Illustrated Catalogue of Shark Species Known to Date, Volume 3


Series: FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125: Species Catalogue Volume: 3

Food and Agriculture Organisation

Paperback | #131431
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Reviews all 15 families, 25 genera and 57 species of living bullhead, mackerel and carpet sharks (orders Heterodontiformes, Lamniformes and Orectolobiformes - the non carcharhinoid galeomorph sharks), including certain well established but currently undescribed species mainly from Australia. Accounts for all orders, families and genera are given and all keys to taxa are fully illustrated. The volume also contains sections on terminology and measurements, a list of species by FAO Statistical Areas and an appendix on shark preservation.

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