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Check-list of the Freshwater Fishes of Africa, Volume 1 / Catalogue des Poissons d'Eau Douce d'Afrique, Cloffa 1

World / Checklist

Series: Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of Africa (CLOFFA) Volume: 1

By: J Daget(Editor), J-P Gosse(Editor), Dirk FE Thys van den Audenaerde(Editor), Théodore Monod(Preface By)

410 pages, no illustrations

Royal Museum for Central Africa / Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale

Paperback | Dec 1984 | #148744
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £17.99 $25/€21 approx

About this book

Language: Bilingual in English and French

This checklist attempts to include all freshwater fishes occurring in the entire African continent, from the Mediterranean fauna of the Maghreb to those species of southern or even Antarctice affinities. The domain covered is immense, with 74 families and some two thousand species represented. Volume 1 includes 30 families, 129 genera, and 993 species excluding subspecies. It covers the sharks and the bony fish orders Lepidosireniformes, Polypteriformes, Elopiformes, Anguilliformes, Clupeiformes, Osteoglossiformes, Mormyriformes, Salmoniformes, Gonorhynchiformes and Cypriniformes.

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