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Fishes of the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea / Marc Taquet, Alain Diringer ; translated by Janet Heard-Carnot.

By: Taquet, Marc, 1956- [author.].
Contributor(s): Diringer, Alain, 1951- [author.] | Randall, John E, 1924- [writer of preface.] | Quéro, Jean-Claude [writer of preface.] | Institut de recherche pour le développement (France) | Indo-Pacific Fish Conference (10th : 2017 : Tahiti).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Guide pratique: Publisher: Versailles Cedex, Farnce : Editions Quae, [2017].Copyright date: ©2012Edition: English Edition.Description: 703 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9782759219674; 2759219674.ISSN: 1952-2770.Subject(s): FISH | INDIAN OCEAN | RED SEA | MARINE FISH | Indian OceanHoldings: GRETA POINT: 597(267) TAQ
Contents:
Foreword / by John E. Randall -- Foreword by Jean-Claude Quéro -- Introduction -- Habitats -- Visual quick-find of fishes -- Visual approach to families and groups -- Description of groups -- Sharks -- Rays -- Morays, snake eels, conger eels and garden eels -- Cat fishes -- Lizardfishes, flatheads and dragonet -- Small pelagic fish -- Anglerfishes and frog fishes -- Soldierfishes and squirrelfishes -- Bigeyes and bulleyes -- Unclassified species -- Trumpetfishes, cornetfishes and shrimpfishes -- Seahorses, pipefishes, ghost pipefishes and sea moths -- Scorpionfishes and lionfishes -- Stonefishes -- Anthias -- Groupers -- Soapfishes -- Dottybacks -- Hawkfishes -- Cardinalfishes -- Jacks and trevallies -- Snappers -- Fusiliers -- Sweetlips and grunts -- Seabreams -- Emperor and large-eyed bream -- Coral breams -- Goatfishes -- Chubs -- Spadefishes and batfishes -- Butterflyfishes -- Angelfishes -- Damselfishes, clownfishes and anemonefishes -- Barracudas -- Fingerfins and marblefishes -- Wrasses, hogfishes, coris -- Parrotfishes -- Sandperches and sand divers -- Combtooth blennies -- Dartfishes -- Gobies -- Surgeonfishes and unicornfishes -- Rabbitfishes -- Tuna and other pelagic fishes -- Flounders and soles -- Triggerfishes and filefishes -- Boxfishes -- Puffers and porcupinefishes -- References and recommended reading -- Acknowledgements -- Glossary -- Index of scientific names -- Index of French names -- Index of English names.
Summary: "Illustrated with over 1800 underwater photographs and presents nearly 1200 species of fish encountered while diving in the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea, from the surface down to depths of 60 metres. Designed to make it easier to recognize fish in their natural environment, the guidebook supplies information about the morphology, biology and ecology of the species and enables the reader to discover the extraordinary biodiversity characterizing icthyological fauna in this region" -- from back cover.
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"This book is offered free of charge by IRD and the Criobe at the Indo-Pacific Fish Conference in Tahiti, 2017".

"Limited edition" -- Cover.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Foreword / by John E. Randall -- Foreword by Jean-Claude Quéro -- Introduction -- Habitats -- Visual quick-find of fishes -- Visual approach to families and groups -- Description of groups -- Sharks -- Rays -- Morays, snake eels, conger eels and garden eels -- Cat fishes -- Lizardfishes, flatheads and dragonet -- Small pelagic fish -- Anglerfishes and frog fishes -- Soldierfishes and squirrelfishes -- Bigeyes and bulleyes -- Unclassified species -- Trumpetfishes, cornetfishes and shrimpfishes -- Seahorses, pipefishes, ghost pipefishes and sea moths -- Scorpionfishes and lionfishes -- Stonefishes -- Anthias -- Groupers -- Soapfishes -- Dottybacks -- Hawkfishes -- Cardinalfishes -- Jacks and trevallies -- Snappers -- Fusiliers -- Sweetlips and grunts -- Seabreams -- Emperor and large-eyed bream -- Coral breams -- Goatfishes -- Chubs -- Spadefishes and batfishes -- Butterflyfishes -- Angelfishes -- Damselfishes, clownfishes and anemonefishes -- Barracudas -- Fingerfins and marblefishes -- Wrasses, hogfishes, coris -- Parrotfishes -- Sandperches and sand divers -- Combtooth blennies -- Dartfishes -- Gobies -- Surgeonfishes and unicornfishes -- Rabbitfishes -- Tuna and other pelagic fishes -- Flounders and soles -- Triggerfishes and filefishes -- Boxfishes -- Puffers and porcupinefishes -- References and recommended reading -- Acknowledgements -- Glossary -- Index of scientific names -- Index of French names -- Index of English names.

"Illustrated with over 1800 underwater photographs and presents nearly 1200 species of fish encountered while diving in the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea, from the surface down to depths of 60 metres. Designed to make it easier to recognize fish in their natural environment, the guidebook supplies information about the morphology, biology and ecology of the species and enables the reader to discover the extraordinary biodiversity characterizing icthyological fauna in this region" -- from back cover.

GRETA POINT: 597(267) TAQ

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