The Resource Field guide to marine fishes of tropical Australia and South-East Asia, Gerald R. Allen ; illustrations by Roger Swainston and Jill Ruse, (electronic resource/)

Field guide to marine fishes of tropical Australia and South-East Asia, Gerald R. Allen ; illustrations by Roger Swainston and Jill Ruse, (electronic resource/)

Label
Field guide to marine fishes of tropical Australia and South-East Asia
Title
Field guide to marine fishes of tropical Australia and South-East Asia
Statement of responsibility
Gerald R. Allen ; illustrations by Roger Swainston and Jill Ruse
Title variation
Marine fishes of tropical Australia and South-East Asia
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This phenomenally successful guide to the wealth and variety of fish in Australias tropical waters - including the Great Barrier Reef - and south-east Asia has been updated and expanded. The book has sold more than 20,000 copies in its previous editions, and is an invaluable reference for divers and anglers, to both scientists and the lay person; to everyone with an interest in our remarkable tropical fish. Full colour illustrations by leading Australian marine artists, Roger Swainton and Jill Ruse, make identification easy. The author has also included an edibility guide
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
597.0994
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL636
LC item number
.A446 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Field guide to marine fishes of tropical Australia and South-East Asia, Gerald R. Allen ; illustrations by Roger Swainston and Jill Ruse, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=598879
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Previously published under title: Marine fishes of tropical Australia and South-East Asia
  • Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword; Introduction; Area of Coverage; Faunal Composition; Biology of Reef Fishes; Ecology of Reef Fishes; Classification of Fishes; Preserving Fishes; Sending Specimens to the Museum; Fish Photography; Dangerous Fishes; Fish or Fishes?; How to use this Book; Colour Patterns; Edibility Ratings; Acknowledgements; Guide to Families; Fish Plates; PLATE 1: SHARKS; PLATE 2: SHARKS (FAMILY CARCHARHINIDAE); PLATE 3: SHARKS AND RAYS; PLATE 4: SHARKS AND RAYS; PLATE 5: RAYS AND GHOST SHARKS; PLATE 6: HERRINGS AND RELATIVES; PLATE 7: MORAY EELS (FAMILY MURAENIDAE)
  • Plate 8: moray eels (family muraenidae)plate 9: snake-eels and conger eels; plate 10: snake-eels and garden-eels; plate 11: catfishes and lizardfishes; plate 12: frogfishes, anglerfishes, clingfishes and cuskeels; plate 13: flying fishes, garfishes, longtoms and hardyheads; plate 14: squirrelfishes(family holocentridae); plate 15: squirrelfishes(family holocentridae); plate 16: knight fishes, dories, flutemouths, etc.; plate 17: seahorses and pipefishes (family syngnathidae); plate 18: pipefishes, scorpionfishes and stonefishes; plate 19: scorpionfishes, stonefishes and waspfishes
  • Plate 20: scorpionfishes, waspfishes and velvetfishesplate 21: velvetfishes, gurnards and flatheads; plate 22: rockcods (family serranidae); plate 23: rockcods (family serranidae); plate 24: rockcods (family serranidae); plate 25: rockcods (family serranidae); plate 26: rockcods (family serranidae); plate 27: basslets(subfamily anthiinae; family serranidae); plate 28: longfins, dottybacks and relatives; plate 29: rockcods (serranidae) and dottybacks (pseudochromidae); plate 30: glassfishes (ambassidae), grunters(terapontidae) and whitings (sillaginidae); plate 31: bigeyes and cardinalfishes
  • Plate 32: cardinalfishes (family apogonidae)plate 33: cardinalfishes (family apogonidae); plate 34: cardinalfishes (family apogonidae); plate 35: cardinalfishes (family apogonidae); plate 36: cardinalfishes (family apogonidae); plate 37: trevallies (family carangidae); plate 38: trevallies (family carangidae); plate 39: dolphinfishes and trevallies; plate 40: trevallies, ponyfishes andmiscellaneous families; plate 41: tropical snappers (family lutjanidae); plate 42: tropical snappers (family lutjanidae); plate 43: tropical snappers (family lutjanidae)
  • Plate 44: tropical snappers and sweetlipsplate 45: sweetlips, fusiliers and banjofishes; plate 46: fusiliers and tilefishes; plate 47: emperors and breams; plate 48: emperors (family lethrinidae); plate 49: threadfin-breams (family nemipteridae); plate 50: monocle-breams and silver biddies; plate 51: monocle-breams and goatfishes; plate 52: goatfishes (family mullidae); plate 53: croakers, bullseyes and drummers; plate 54: archerfishes and batfishes; plate 55: scats and butterflyfishes; plate 56: butterflyfishes(family chaetodontidae); plate 57: butterflyfishes(family chaetodontidae)
Control code
ocn849935849
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
550E703A-F163-4E86-A116-18D1311A4C08
Label
Field guide to marine fishes of tropical Australia and South-East Asia, Gerald R. Allen ; illustrations by Roger Swainston and Jill Ruse, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=598879
Publication
Note
  • Previously published under title: Marine fishes of tropical Australia and South-East Asia
  • Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword; Introduction; Area of Coverage; Faunal Composition; Biology of Reef Fishes; Ecology of Reef Fishes; Classification of Fishes; Preserving Fishes; Sending Specimens to the Museum; Fish Photography; Dangerous Fishes; Fish or Fishes?; How to use this Book; Colour Patterns; Edibility Ratings; Acknowledgements; Guide to Families; Fish Plates; PLATE 1: SHARKS; PLATE 2: SHARKS (FAMILY CARCHARHINIDAE); PLATE 3: SHARKS AND RAYS; PLATE 4: SHARKS AND RAYS; PLATE 5: RAYS AND GHOST SHARKS; PLATE 6: HERRINGS AND RELATIVES; PLATE 7: MORAY EELS (FAMILY MURAENIDAE)
  • Plate 8: moray eels (family muraenidae)plate 9: snake-eels and conger eels; plate 10: snake-eels and garden-eels; plate 11: catfishes and lizardfishes; plate 12: frogfishes, anglerfishes, clingfishes and cuskeels; plate 13: flying fishes, garfishes, longtoms and hardyheads; plate 14: squirrelfishes(family holocentridae); plate 15: squirrelfishes(family holocentridae); plate 16: knight fishes, dories, flutemouths, etc.; plate 17: seahorses and pipefishes (family syngnathidae); plate 18: pipefishes, scorpionfishes and stonefishes; plate 19: scorpionfishes, stonefishes and waspfishes
  • Plate 20: scorpionfishes, waspfishes and velvetfishesplate 21: velvetfishes, gurnards and flatheads; plate 22: rockcods (family serranidae); plate 23: rockcods (family serranidae); plate 24: rockcods (family serranidae); plate 25: rockcods (family serranidae); plate 26: rockcods (family serranidae); plate 27: basslets(subfamily anthiinae; family serranidae); plate 28: longfins, dottybacks and relatives; plate 29: rockcods (serranidae) and dottybacks (pseudochromidae); plate 30: glassfishes (ambassidae), grunters(terapontidae) and whitings (sillaginidae); plate 31: bigeyes and cardinalfishes
  • Plate 32: cardinalfishes (family apogonidae)plate 33: cardinalfishes (family apogonidae); plate 34: cardinalfishes (family apogonidae); plate 35: cardinalfishes (family apogonidae); plate 36: cardinalfishes (family apogonidae); plate 37: trevallies (family carangidae); plate 38: trevallies (family carangidae); plate 39: dolphinfishes and trevallies; plate 40: trevallies, ponyfishes andmiscellaneous families; plate 41: tropical snappers (family lutjanidae); plate 42: tropical snappers (family lutjanidae); plate 43: tropical snappers (family lutjanidae)
  • Plate 44: tropical snappers and sweetlipsplate 45: sweetlips, fusiliers and banjofishes; plate 46: fusiliers and tilefishes; plate 47: emperors and breams; plate 48: emperors (family lethrinidae); plate 49: threadfin-breams (family nemipteridae); plate 50: monocle-breams and silver biddies; plate 51: monocle-breams and goatfishes; plate 52: goatfishes (family mullidae); plate 53: croakers, bullseyes and drummers; plate 54: archerfishes and batfishes; plate 55: scats and butterflyfishes; plate 56: butterflyfishes(family chaetodontidae); plate 57: butterflyfishes(family chaetodontidae)
Control code
ocn849935849
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
550E703A-F163-4E86-A116-18D1311A4C08

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