Authors : Eugenia B. Böhlke, James E. Böhlke, Mark M. Leiby, John E. McCosker, E. Bertelsen, Catherine H. Robins, C. Richard Robins, David G. Smith, Kenneth A. Tighe, Jørgen G. Nielsen, William H. Hulet
Publisher : Yale University Press
Publication Date : 2018-10-23
ISBN-13 : 9781933789330
ISBN-10 : 1933789336
Page : 400 Pages
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Categories : Science, Nature
Language : en
Part Nine in the Fishes of the Western North Atlantic series describes in two volumes 180 species in 85 genera (19 families) of eels and related gulper eels found in the western and mid-Atlantic, and the unique larvae known as leptocephali (168 species).
Specialist authorships of its sections include detailed species descriptions with keys, life history and general habits, abundance, range, and relation to human activity, such as economic and sporting importance. The text is written for an audience of amateur and professional ichthyologists, sportsmen, and fishermen, based on new revisions, original research, and critical reviews of existing information. Species are illustrated by exceptional black and white line drawings, accompanied by distribution maps and tables of meristic data.
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