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Threadfins of the world (family Polynemidae) an annotated and illustrated catalogue of polynemid species known to date by Hiroyuki Motomura

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Polynemidae -- Classification.,
  • Polynemidae -- Identification.

Book details:

About the Edition

Describes 41 species belonging to 8 genera. Introductory section includes general remarks on habitat and fisheries of the family, a glossary of technical terms, an illustrated key to each genus and all species, and a detailed account for all species. Species accounts include an illustration of each species, scientific and vernacular names, and information on habitat, biology, fisheries, size, relevant literature and distribution. Following the species accounts are a list of nominal species in the family, a table of species by major marine fishing areas, and color plates.

Edition Notes

Statementby Hiroyuki Motomura.
GenreClassification., Identification.
SeriesFAO species catalogue for fishery purposes,, no. 3
ContributionsFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL638.P75 M68 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 117 p., vi leaves of plates :
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3454806M
ISBN 109251051283
LC Control Number2005373993
OCLC/WorldCa57398925

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