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Illustrated Fishes in Colour (2-Volume Set) [Japanese]

Flora / Fauna
By: Yasuhiko Taki(Author)
1213 pages, colour & b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Hokuryūkan
Illustrated Fishes in Colour (2-Volume Set) [Japanese]
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  • Illustrated Fishes in Colour (2-Volume Set) [Japanese] ISBN: 9784832608207 Edition: 2 Hardback slipcase Dec 2005 Usually dispatched within 4 days
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Language: Japanese with scientific nomenclature

To better serve its purpose, the new edition of illustrated encyclopedia is divided over two volumes, one with plates, the other with text. The definitive edition of this work, it allows the reader to understand the world of fish, creatures at once familiar and about which so much is stll unknown. It surveys their colourful world, including amongst others deep sea fish, polar fish, freshwater fish that are popular as ornamental fish, and fish that are familiar sights on the dinner table. This edition deals with some 4000 species and is not only reference material for research, work or hobby, but also a visual feast.

Features of the illustrations volume:
- Revised scientific names, Japanese names, department names, etc. according to the latest classification.
- Identification points of similar species.
- Identification of important food fish, CITES target species, endangered species, poisonous fish, ornamental fish etc. with marks.
- An additional section at the end of the book about recently discovered species or species newly introduced to the market as food fish

Features of the text volume:
- Updated classification tables.
- Details of important food fish, CITES target species, endangered species, poison fish, ornamental fish, etc.
-  Academic name commentary. In particular, the taxonomic changes are described in detail, focusing on species whose scientific name has been changed since the previous edition.
- A list of species in this manual and all fish species from Japan.
- Explanation of various identification markers. The author explains the identification points in detail to make it easier for practitioners at survey or fishing sites.
- Enhancements to the glossary and various indexes.

Summary in Japanese:
より効果的に図鑑を活用するために図鑑編と解説編に二分冊!
身近な生物でありながら未知の領域が広い魚類の世界を、くまなく理解できる魚類図鑑の決定版。近海や遠洋に棲み、われわれの食卓にもなじみ深い魚をはじめ、深海魚、極域に生活する魚、また観賞魚として人気の高い外国産の淡水魚など、興味の尽きない色鮮やかな世界を紹介する。今回の新版では、それらをあらゆる角度から解説した解説編を別冊とした。総頁数約1250頁、収載種数4000種。研究・仕事・趣味の資料としてだけでなく、目で見る読み物としてドラマチックな図鑑。

特色
[図鑑編の主な特徴]
今回の新訂版では読者の皆様の利便性をより高めるため、内容を本来の図鑑部分である「図鑑編」と種の識別表等各種解説資料及び索引からなる「解説編」に分冊しました。
このうち「図鑑編」の主な特徴は以下のとおりです。

○学名・和名・科名等を最新の分類にあわせ全面改訂。
○類似種の識別点を図示。
○重要食用魚、CITES対象種や絶滅危惧種、毒魚、観賞魚などをマークで識別。
○近年発見された種あるいは新たに食用魚として市場に出回るようになった種について巻末に追録として追加掲載

特色
[解説編の主な特徴]

○目・科の分類表。
○重要食用魚、CITES対象種や絶滅危惧種、毒魚、観賞魚(外国産)などを、それぞれについて詳細に解説。
○学名解説。とくに旧版から学名が変更された種を中心に、分類学上の変更等を詳説しています。
○本書の掲載種と日本産魚類全種の対照表を掲載。
○各種の識別点の解説。漁場、釣り場などの現場で、また調査地等の実務者がより使いやすいように識別点を詳しく解説します。
○用語解説及び各種索引の充実。

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Flora / Fauna
By: Yasuhiko Taki(Author)
1213 pages, colour & b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Hokuryūkan
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