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Cichlid Fishes of the Amazon River Drainage of Peru

Flora / Fauna

By: Sven O Kullander(Author)

431 pages, 38 plates with b/w photos; 167 b/w line drawings and b/w distribution maps, 26 tables

Swedish Museum of Natural History

Paperback | Dec 1986 | #15618 | ISBN: 9186510045
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About this book

The study of Peruvian cichlids presented here covers about 20% of the known South American cichlid species, a group which has not been revised in its entirety since the cursory revision 80 years ago by Regan (1905-1906). This paper is based on personal field work and review of most museum collections of Peruvian cichlids, encompassing a total of well over 4000 specimens. Its principal aim is to serve as a basic treatise on the taxonomy and distribution of the western Amazonian cichlids, including also an analysis of distribution patterns in that area.

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