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The Resource Fishes : a guide to their diversity, Philip A. Hastings, H.J. Walker, and Grantly R. Galland

Fishes : a guide to their diversity, Philip A. Hastings, H.J. Walker, and Grantly R. Galland

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Fishes : a guide to their diversity
Title
Fishes
Title remainder
a guide to their diversity
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Philip A. Hastings, H.J. Walker, and Grantly R. Galland
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Language
eng
Summary
There are more than 33,000 species of living fishes, accounting for more than half of the extant vertebrate diversity on Earth. This unique and comprehensive reference showcases the basic anatomy and diversity of all 82 orders of fishes and more than 150 of the most commonly encountered families, focusing on their distinctive features
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Also available in print version.
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Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
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Fishes : a guide to their diversity, Philip A. Hastings, H.J. Walker, and Grantly R. Galland
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Fishes : a guide to their diversity, Philip A. Hastings, H.J. Walker, and Grantly R. Galland
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
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Color
multicolored
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  • text
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
  • Introduction -- What Is a Fish? -- Why This Book? -- Systematics of Fishes -- About This Book -- Anatomy of Fishes -- External Anatomy -- Body Shapes -- Fins -- Fin-ray Elements and Dorsal-fin Configurations -- Pelvic-fin Positions -- Caudal-fin Shapes -- Mouth Positions -- Oral and Pharyngeal Jaw Diversity -- Standard Measurements -- Sensory Systems -- Skeletal Anatomy -- THE FISHES: VERTEBRATA-Vertebrates -- Preface -- AGNATHA (CYCLOSTOMATA) Jawless Fishes -- MYXINIFORMES: MYXINIDAE-Hagfishes -- PETROMYZONTIFORMES-Lampreys -- GNATHOSTOMATA Jawed Vertebrates -- Chondrichthyes Cartilaginous Fishes -- HOLOCEPHALI-Chimaeras -- ELASMOBRANCHII-Sharks and Rays -- SELACHII-Sharks -- BATOIDEA-Skates and Rays -- Osteichthyes Bony Fishes -- SARCOPTERYGII-Lobe-finned Fishes -- COELACANTHIFORMES: LATIMERIIDAE-Coelacanths -- CERATODONTIFORMES-Lungfishes -- ACTINOPTERYGII Ray-finned Fishes -- Actinopterygii I Lower Ray-finned Fishes -- POLYPTERIFORMES: POLYPTERIDAE-Bichirs -- ACIPENSERIFORMES-Sturgeons and Paddlefishes -- HOLOSTEI-Gars and Bowfins -- TELEOSTEI-Teleosts -- OSTEOGLOSSOMORPHA-Bonytongues and Mooneyes -- ELOPOMORPHA -- OTOCEPHALA -- OSTARIOPHYSI -- EUTELEOSTEI -- Actinopterygii II Acanthomorpha- Spiny-rayed Fishes -- LAMPRIDIFORMES-Opahs and Relatives -- POLYMIXIIFORMES: POLYMIXIIDAE-Beardfishes -- PERCOPSIFORMES-Trout-perches and Relatives -- GADIFORMES-Cods and Relatives -- ZEIFORMES-Dories -- STEPHANOBERYCIFORMES-Pricklefishes -- BERYCIFORMES-Alfonso Squirrelfishes -- PERCOMORPHA -- ATHERINOMORPHA -- SYNBRANCHIFORMES-Swamp Eels -- DACTYLOPTERIFORMES: DACTYLOPTERIDAE-Flying Gurnards -- SCORPAENIFORMES-Scorpionfishes, Seabasses, and Relatives -- PERCIFORMES (PERCOIDEI)-Perches and Relatives -- CARANGIFORMES-Jacks and Relatives -- LABRIFORMES-Wrasses and Relatives -- "CHROMIDES"- Cichlids, Damselfishes, and Relatives -- NOTOTHENIIFORMES-Icefishes and Relatives -- TRACHINIFORMES-Weeverfishes and Relatives -- PHOLIDICHTHYIFORMES: PHOLIDICHTHYIDAE-Convict Blennies --
  • BLENNIIFORMES-Blennies -- GOBIESOCIFORMES: GOBIESOCIDAE-Clingfishes -- GOBIIFORMES-Gobies and Relatives -- ACANTHURIFORMES-Surgeonfishes and Relatives -- XIPHIIFORMES-Billfishes and Swordfishes -- SCOMBRIFORMES-Tunas and Relatives -- STROMATEIFORMES-Butterfishes and Relatives -- ICOSTEIFORMES: ICOSTEIDAE-Ragfishes -- CAPROIFORMES: CAPROIDAE-Boarfishes -- ANABANTIFORMES-Gouramies and Snakeheads -- COTTIFORMES-Sculpins, Eelpouts, and Relatives -- OPHIDIIFORMES-Cusk-eels and Brotulas -- Glossary -- References -- Phylogenetic hypothesis including all orders covered in this book
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Enhanced Credo edition
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1 online resource (82 entries)
Form of item
online
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Access restricted to authorized users and institutions
Isbn
9781785391330
Media category
electronic
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198 images
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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