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The Encyclopedia of the Swedish Flora and Fauna, Ryggsträngsdjur, Lansettfiskar-broskfiskar [Swedish]: Chordata: Branchiostomatidae - Chondrichtyes

Flora / FaunaIdentification Key

Series: The Encyclopedia of the Swedish Flora and Fauna / Nationalnyckeln till Sveriges Flora och Fauna

By: Sven O Kullander, Thomas Stach, Tomas Cedhagen and Hans G Hansson

327 pages, colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, colour maps

ArtDatabanken (Swedish Threatened Species Unit)

Hardback | May 2011 | #166635 | ISBN-13: 9789188506740
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NHBS Price: £74.99 $105/€85 approx

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Language: Swedish, with English abstracts and identification keys

This volume covers lancelets (Cephalocordata), tunicates (Tunicata), hagfishes (Myxini), lampreys (Petromyzontidae) and cartilaginous fishes (i.e. sharks, rays and skates (Elasmobranchii) and ghost charks (Holocephali). It also comprises an introductory chapter on tunicates and chordates (Chordata), the latter including craniates (Craniata) and vertebrates (Vertebrata)--the group to which man belongs. Treated in this volume is some of the world's largest fish species, sharks e.g. the Basking Shark that may attain a length of 12 m.

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