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Fishes of the Cambodian Mekong

Field / Identification Guide

Series: FAO Species Identification Field Guide for Fishery Purposes

By: Walter J Rainboth (Author)

292 pages, 27 plates with 216 colour photos, b/w illustrations, b/w maps

Food and Agriculture Organisation

Paperback | Jul 2010 | #69281 | ISBN-13: 9789251037430
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NHBS Price: £37.50 $48/€45 approx

About this book

Fishes of the Cambodian Mekong covers the major resource groups likely to be ecountered in the fisheries of the Cambodian Mekong. These groups include sharks, batoid fishes and bony fishes. The introduction outlines the geographical, environmental and ecological factors influencing fisheries, and the basic components of the fisheries of the Cambodian Mekong. As an aid to identification to higher taxonomic levels, a pictorial index to families and an illustrated guide to orders and families are included. Each species account provides scientific nomenclature, FAO names in English, local names, size, notes on fisheries, habitat and biology, and one or more illustrations. Fishes of the Cambodian Mekong is fully indexed and a list of related literature is appended. Finally, 27 colour plates are presented.


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