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Okinawa Sakana Zukan [Commercial Fishes and Shellfishes of Okinawa]

Field / Identification Guide
By: Shimose Tamaki(Author)
207 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations
Okinawa Sakana Zukan [Commercial Fishes and Shellfishes of Okinawa]
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  • Okinawa Sakana Zukan [Commercial Fishes and Shellfishes of Okinawa] ISBN: 9784871272810 Paperback Mar 2021 Out of stock: Usually dispatched within 5 days
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Language: Japanese with scientific nomenclature

The author, a researcher who has been working on marine products of Okinawa and Ishigaki Islands of Japan for a total of 20 years, here provides detailed explanations of 734 species of Okinawan marine fauna with clear photographs. In addition to 632 species of fish, 102 species of other marine species (shrimp, crab, shellfish, squid, octopus, sea urchin, sea snake, sea turtle, and seaweed) are also listed. In the front part of the picture book, there are explanations on how to use this book, basic knowledge of biology, biogeography of Okinawa Prefecture, dangerous creatures, Okinawan dialect, etc. (total 12 pages). In addition, there are explanations with illustrations on fishing, recreational fishing, and resource management (total of 10 pages). The illustrated book introduces how to identify species important to fisheries, fishing methods, fishing baits, and fishing seasons. At the end of the book, 28 references are introduced with brief explanations.

Summary in Japanese:
沖縄島と石垣島で計20年、水産物を調査してきた研究者が、沖縄県の水産物734種を鮮明な写真付きで詳しく解説した図鑑。魚類632種だけでなく、その他の水産物102種(えび・かに・貝・いか・たこ・うに・うみへび・うみがめ・海藻)も掲載。図鑑の前部には、本書の使い方、生物学の基礎知識、沖縄県の生物地理、危険生物、沖縄方言などについても解説(計12ページ)。さらに、漁業、遊漁、資源管理についてもイラスト付きで解説(計10ページ)。図鑑部分には、水産上重要な種の見分け方、漁法、釣り餌、漁期なども紹介。巻末には、28冊の参考文献を簡単な解説付きで紹介。

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Field / Identification Guide
By: Shimose Tamaki(Author)
207 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations
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