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Fishes of the Southern Ocean

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Edited By: O Gon and PC Heemstra

462 pages, Col plates, b/w photos, bw illus, figs, tabs, maps

South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity

Hardback | Dec 1990 | #11341 | ISBN: 0868102113
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A comprehensive account of the fishes of the circum-Atlantic Southern Ocean, compiled by 32 scientists from 11 countries. In addition to systematic accounts of 272 fish species in 49 families, the book includes chapters on the origin, evolution, systematics, biology, conservation and exploitation of Antarctic fishes. There is an illustrated key to families, as well as a key to each genus and species. Each species account includes a diagnosis and distribution map, and notes on distribution, breeding and feeding.


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