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Guía de la Fauna Marina de Canarias: Peces, Ballenas, Delfines y Tortugas [Guide to the Marine Fauna of the Canary Islands: Fish, Whales, Dolphins and Turtles]

Field / Identification Guide

By: Armando del Rosario (Author), Francisco del Rosario (Author)

312 pages, 500+ colour photos, colour illustrations

Armando & Francisco del Rosario (privately published)

Paperback | Nov 2015 | Edition: 2 | #227725 | ISBN-13: 9788461676231
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NHBS Price: £49.99 $64/€59 approx

About this book

Language: Spanish with English, Spanish and scientific nomenclature

Based on more than thirty years of marine research in the waters of the Canary Islands, the authors have developed this very complete guide with 312 full colour pages, with more than 500 photographs of great beauty and very containing didactic, yet easy texts.
- Introduction to biological oceanography (how do currents affect marine life).
- Species entries with full and detailed information on habits, nutrition, behaviour, curiosities, etc.
- Comprehensive study of breeding seasons and subsequent recruitment of larvae. (Dates and places).
- Photos of fry, juveniles and adults for easy identification.
- Includes fourteen attractive accounts that reveal the mysteries and behaviours that occur at sea.

Summary in Spanish:
Tras más de treinta años de estudios marinos en aguas de Canarias, los autores han elaborado una guía muy completa con 312 páginas a todo color, con más de 500 fotografías de gran belleza y con textos muy didácticos y sencillos.
- Introducción a la Oceanografía Biológica (cómo afectan las corrientes a la vida marina).
- Fichas con información completa y detallada sobre hábitos, alimentación, comportamientos, curiosidades, etc.
- Estudio completo de las épocas de reproducción y el posterior reclutamiento de las larvas. (Fechas y lugares).
- Fotos de alevines, juveniles y adultos para una identificación fácil.
- Catorce relatos marinos muy atractivos que nos desvelan los misterios y comportamientos que acontecen en el mar.


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