Coastal fishes of New Zealand / Malcolm Francis.

By: Francis, Malcolm, 1954-.
Contributor(s): National Institute of Water & Atmosphere.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Nelson, N.Z. : Craig Potton, 2012Edition: 4th ed.Description: 268 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781877517815 (pbk.); 187751781X (pbk.).Subject(s): MARINE ENVIRONMENT | FISH | NEW ZEALAND | COASTAL ECOLOGY | IDENTIFICATION | HABITATSHoldings: GRETA POINT: 597 COA | GRETA POINT: 597(931) FRA
Contents:
Introduction -- Glossary -- Fish families -- Species accounts -- Further reading -- Index of scientific names -- Index of common and Maori names.
Summary: "Coastal Fishes of New Zealand provides a comprehensive, informative and up-to-date identification guide to the fishes likely to be encountered by New Zealand divers and fishers. Illustrated with over 275 superb colour photographs of live fish in their natural habitats, this book includes all of New Zealand's common reef fishes, and also many of those that live in other habitats. Using the latest research, marine scientist Malcolm Francis also provides a wealth of other information about identifying features, geographical distribution, habitat and size for 221 species of fish. Other interesting biological features, such as feeding, growth, spawning and behaviour are also discussed. If you were to have one book on the abundant fish life found around our coasts, this is the one to own."--Publisher's description.
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Previous edition: Auckland, N.Z. : Reed, 2001.

"Identification - biology - behaviour"--Cover.

Includes bibliographical references (page 257) and indexes.

Introduction -- Glossary -- Fish families -- Species accounts -- Further reading -- Index of scientific names -- Index of common and Maori names.

"Coastal Fishes of New Zealand provides a comprehensive, informative and up-to-date identification guide to the fishes likely to be encountered by New Zealand divers and fishers. Illustrated with over 275 superb colour photographs of live fish in their natural habitats, this book includes all of New Zealand's common reef fishes, and also many of those that live in other habitats. Using the latest research, marine scientist Malcolm Francis also provides a wealth of other information about identifying features, geographical distribution, habitat and size for 221 species of fish. Other interesting biological features, such as feeding, growth, spawning and behaviour are also discussed. If you were to have one book on the abundant fish life found around our coasts, this is the one to own."--Publisher's description.

GRETA POINT: 597 COA

GRETA POINT: 597(931) FRA

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