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The first volume of Sars's comprehensive An Account of the Crustacea of Norway, Amphipoda represented a complete revision of the order, increasing the number of Norwegian forms to around 400, at the time of publication (1894). 248 plates provide detailed illustrations of all the species.
Out of print and very scarce for many years, Amphipoda is now available on CD-ROM, for Windows PCs and Macs, from Pisces Conservation. The plates, figures and text are reproduced exactly from the original, with the added bonus of being fully cross-referenced and searchable for ease of navigation.
The quality of reproduction of all the illustrations is excellent, allowing accurate and precise identification. The book is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format (with free Reader software supplied), allowing text and images to be printed at high resolution. In addition, high-resolution scans of all 248 plates are included separately on the CD-ROM.