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Русская рыбалка / Russkaja rybalka / Russian Fishing

By: Бутромеев, Владимир / Butromeev, Vladimir

Price: £125.00

Inventory number: 979826


2015. 28cm. Pp.304. Numerous colour plates, artworks & figures. Hardbound.Illustrates the life and habits of fish inhabiting the fresh waters of Russia with paintings by old masters and illustrations from scientific works on ichthyology and popular books about fishing. Very well illustrated. Text in Russian. View more info

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La Guyane française et ses Cichlidés

By: Aguire, R; F. De Gasperis, F. Naneix, X. Longy & A. Seva

Price: £58.50

Inventory number: 979092


2011. 30cm. Pp.216. 500 colour photos, numerous distribution maps. Hardbound.The first book on the cichlid fishes of French Guyana, full of genuinely new information on the fish fauna based on field collecting and observation with much of interest for both the scientist and aquarist. French text. View more info

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Historical Biogeography of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes

By: Albert, J.S. & R.E. Reis (editors)

Price: £83.95

Inventory number: 979358


2011. 29cm. Pp.408. Hardbound.Historical Biogeography of Neotropical Freshwater Fishes explores the evolutionary origins of a unique ecosystem. The chapters address central themes in the study of tropical biodiversity: why is the Amazon basin home to so many distinct evolutionary lineages? What roles do ecological specialization, speciation, and extinction play in the formation of regional assemblages? How do dispersal barriers contribute to isolation and diversi... View more info

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Hans Werner Lissmann, 1909-1995

By: Alexander, R. McN

Price: £23.00

Inventory number: 979766


Offprint Bio. Mem. FRS., 1996. 25cm. Pp.13. Portrait, 1 text figure, bibliography Binding : ebook / pdf.Official biography of Hans Lissmann, the discoverer of the electric senses of fishes.A good account of Hans' work.ebook / pdf, 2.64MB. View more info

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The Status and Distribution of Freshwater Biodiversity in the Eastern Himalaya

By: Allen, D.J., S. Molur & B.A. Daniel

Price: £17.00

Inventory number: 979432


2010. 28cm. Pp.viii, 89. Colour photos, figures, maps. Binding : ebook.Reviews the conservation status of 1,073 freshwater species belonging to three taxonomic groups – fishes (520 taxa), molluscs (186 taxa), and Odonata (dragonflies and damselflies) (367 taxa).ebook, 5.27MB ; system requirements Acrobat 7 or above, Windows XP or above. View more info

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The Status and Distribution of Freshwater Biodiversity in Central Africa

By: Allen, D.J; W.R.T. Darwall & E.G.E. Brooks

Price: £17.00

Inventory number: 979430


2011. 28cm. Pp.126. Binding : ebookRegional assessment of the status and distribution of 2,261 taxa of freshwater fishes, molluscs, odonates, crabs and selected families of aquatic plants from throughout central Africa. This study is based on the collation and analysis of existing information, and the knowledge of regional experts.ebook, 6.60MB ; system requirements Acrobat 7 or above, Windows XP or above. View more info

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Salmonid Fishes : Population Biology, Genetics and Management

By: Altukhov, Yuri ; E.A. Salmenkova & V.T. Omelchenko

Price: £195.00

Inventory number: 004725


2000. 26cm. Pp.368. 80 photos & figures. Hardbound.Salmonid Fishes : Population Biology, Genetics and Management encompasses features of genetic processes in complexly organised population systems of salmonids, one of the most commercially valuable families of fish worldwide.Translated from the original work in Russian, the authors have taken the opportunity to update and revise the work, much of it appearing in the English language for the first time. View more info

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Faune du Cameroun Volume 2. Le Genre Aphyosemion Myers. Fauna of Cameroon Volume 2. The Genus Aphyosemion Myers (Pisces, Teleostei, Cyprinodontiformes)

By: Amiet, Jean-Louis

Price: £35.00

Inventory number: 004333


30cm. Pp.262. 132 superb colour photographs, 5 geographical and drainage maps, 35 distribution maps on squared grids, 17 plates of figures, 3 text figures, 4 tables, keys to species, bibliography. Hardbound.Comprehensive and beautifully illustrated reference to the killifishes (annual fishes) of tropical west Africa.The complete text is in both French and English. The introductory chapters present an historical account of the study of the fauna, an outlin... View more info

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Ornamental Fish Farming. The Small, Medium and Large Scale Breeding and Marketing of Freshwater Tropical Fish and Goldfish

By: Andrews, Brian

Price: £75.00

Inventory number: 979398


30cm. Pp.528. 300 colour photos and figures, glossary, index. Hardbound.Ornamental Fish Farming is a vast compendium on commercially farming and marketing freshwater ornamental fish and provides a huge amount of essential information designed to be useful to and usable by readers at all levels of ability, from hobbyists seeking to undertake their first spawning of ornamental fish, to fully established fish farm operators. Most importantly, it provides the informa... View more info

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Goldfish & Other Cold-Water Fishes

By: Atkins, E. M

Price: £35.00

Inventory number: 979765


Privately published by the author. Atkins, Sanderstead, 1936. 20cm. Pp.70 + [iv]. Colour frontispiece and 36 text figures by Gwenydd Mason. Original printed wrappers, nice copy.Atkins, at the time, was VP BAS, and FZS. Includes information on the management of aquaria and ponds. View more info

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Dean Bibliography of Fishes 1968

By: Atz, J. W

Price: £20.00

Inventory number: 000291


1971. 25cm. Pp.[xviii],512. Paperback.Dean Bibliography of Fishes 1968, secondhand copy View more info

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Handbook of Tropical Aquarium Fishes

By: Axelrod, H. R. & L. P. Schultz

Price: £18.95

Inventory number: 979846


TFH., revised edition 1990. 24cm. Pp.xii, 718. Hundreds of photos, many colour. Hardbound.Covers freshwater tropical ichthyology, fish & aquarium management, aquarium plants and the diseases of fishes and their treatment, and all aspects of caring for tropical freshwater fish in the home, explaining how to set up an aquarium, selecting a tank, heating and lighting, filtration, and choosing suitable fish.First published in 1955, revised 1971, 1983 and 1990... View more info

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Bloch's Atlas. Band 2. Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische 1785-1790

By: Baensch, Hans A (editor)

Price: £25.00

Inventory number: 979787


Mergus Verlag, 1999. 19cm. Pp.633. 142 colour plates. Hardbound, new unopened copy.Reprint of Marcus Bloch's 'Allgemeine Naturgeschichte der Fische', 1782-1795. Volume 2 only (of 3).The complete work comprised : Band 1. Naturgeschichte der Fische Deutschlands, 1782-1784, plates 1-108, Band 2. Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische, 1785-1790, plates 109-252, and Band 3. Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische, 1791-1795, plates 253-432.... View more info

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Baensch Aquarium Atlas Volume 4

By: Baensch, Hans A. & Rüdiger Riehl

Price: £39.95

Inventory number: 979712


Baensch Aquarium Atlas Volume 4, the latest edition, hardbound.Covers approximately 700 species with emphasis on catfishes, killifishes, and cichlids.Volume 4 introduces new species and varieties that before could only be found in widely scattered, hard to find literature.One only at this priceThe Baensch / Mergus Aquarium Atlas is universally recognised as the leading aquarium reference with very high brand recognition.The bra... View more info

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The Professional's Book of Koi

By: Barrie, Anmarie

Price: £16.95

Inventory number: 979804


26cm. Pp.159. 150+ full colour photos & drawings, pictorial glossary of koi varieties, colours and terminology. Hardbound.Complete guide to koi care and maintenance. View more info

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Fauna CR a SR. Miholovci a Ryby, Petroyzontes, Osteichthyes

By: Barus, Vlastimil & Ota Oliva

Price: £125.00

Inventory number: 979225


Academia, Praha, 1995. 26cm. Pp.623. 16 colour photo-plates, 105 figures, 23 tables. Hardbound.Fauna CR a SR. Miholovci a Ryby, Petroyzontes, Osteichthyes, Fauna of the Czech and Slovak Republics Vol.28, Part 1, Bony Fishes, Czech text, Latin nomenclature. View more info

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The New Illustrated Guide to Fish Diseases, in Ornamental, Tropical and Pond Fish

By: Bassleer, Gerald

Price: £41.00

Inventory number: 979438


2009, third edition. 28cm. Pp.232. 1000 colour photos. Hardbound.The New Illustrated Guide to Fish Diseases, the latest edition, and one of the most authorative books on the subject, a highly practice oriented book. View more info

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Aqualog All Goldfish and Varieties

By: Bernhart, K.H

Price: £24.95

Inventory number: 002171


28cm. Pp.160. 690 colour photos. Softbound.Aqualog All Goldfish and Varieties, a pictorial lexicon, seeks to portray for the first time all the varieties currently in existence, with more than 680 stunning photographs creating a glorious kaleidoscope of form and colour.In Aqualog All Goldfish and Varieties the author has compiled the knowledge of Asian, American, and European breeders of this, the most important of aquarium and pond fishes.The nam... View more info

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Annual Fishes: Life History Strategy, Diversity, and Evolution

By: Berois, Nibia; Graciela García & Rafael O. de Sá (editors)

Price: £88.00

Inventory number: 979689


2016. 26cm. Pp.327. 38 colour & 49 BW photos and illustrations. Hardbound.Covers the life cycle, reproductive biology, evolutionary ecology, reproductive behaviour, sexual selection, genetics, speciation, and integrative and conservation strategies of annual fishes. Brings together researchers in different areas of annual fishes to summarize previous work, overview the current research, and highlight promising areas of research, and provides information about col... View more info

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Freshwater Fish Distribution

By: Berra, T. M

Price: £34.50

Inventory number: 004714


2007. 26cm. Pp.615. 323 figures. Softbound.Freshwater Fish Distribution clearly identifies the 169 families of freshwater fishes through the use of high-quality illustrations and includes an accurate account of selected members of that particular fish family, as well as a distribution map and accompanying commentary on classification, a pronunciation guide to the family name, life cycle information, distribution, and diversity. View more info

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Tilapias, Biology and Exploitation

By: Beveridge, M. C. M. & B. J. McAndrew

Price: £158.00

Inventory number: 002523


2000. 26cm. Pp.532. Hardbound.Referred to in the Bible, pictured on the wall-friezes of ancient Egyptian tombs, and a subject of fascination for generations of scientists, the tilapias (Cichlidae: Tilapiini) have featured in the diet and culture of humankind for thousands of years. The present century has seen their spread from Africa throughout the tropics and sub-tropics, largely for food and fisheries purposes.Tilapias, Biology and Exploitation attempt... View more info

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A Manual for Tilapia Business Management

By: Bhujel, R

Price: £75.00

Inventory number: 979617


2014. 26cm. pp.192. Hardbound.With a practical focus, A Manual for Tilapia Business Management is aimed at tilapia farmers and producers, describing best practice production methods, egg management, new technologies, nutrition, business practices, marketing, equipment maintenance, accounting and logistics.Table of contents : 1. Introduction 2. Tilapia Hatchery 3. Fry Nursing 4. Grow-out in Ponds 5. Grow-out in Cages 6. Po... View more info

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Ichthyologiae Archipelagi Indici Prodromus. Volumen I. Siluri. / A Precursor of the Fishes of the Indian Archipelago Part 1 - Siluri

By: Bleeker, P

Price: £165.00

Inventory number: 978753


English translation, 2009, by M.J.P van Oijen, G.M.P. Loots & F.J.G. Limburg. 25cm. Pp.xii,317. Colour plates. Softbound."Ichthyologiae Archipelagi Indici Prodromus. Volumen I. Siluri" by Dr Pieter Bleeker (1858) has been translated completely from Dutch and Latin to English. In contrast to the original publication, the translation does contain the illustrations that were ready in 1858, but could not be included, as at that time facilities for printing coloured p... View more info

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Bleher's Discus Volume 1

By: Bleher, Heiko

Price: £68.95

Inventory number: 004431


2006. 24cm. Pp.671. 3000 colour & 71 BW photographs, 256 colour & 71 BW figures and illustrations. Hardbound.The monograph on the cichlid genus Symphysodon.Bleher's Discus Volume 1 describes, classifies and illustrates about 380 varieties of Discus, and numerous other species of Amazonian freshwater fishes (130 different cichlids, 28 species of piranhas, 4 livebearers. 4 killifishes, 71 different catfishes, 106 tetra-species and 13 rays) with ... View more info

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Bleher's Discus Volume 2

By: Bleher, Heiko

Price: £68.95

Inventory number: 979060


2011. 24cm. Pp.684. 4000 colour photos. Hardbound.Bleher's Discus Volume 2 documents the entire history of discus breeding, from its first beginnings to the start of 2011, in finest detail, illustrated with over 4000 photos and with a special foreword by Jack Wattley. The book covers Discus breeding worldwide, its history, breeders, methods and variants.Chapter 6 features a previously unpublished manuscript by Eduard Schmidt-Focke (1913-1998), to whom the... View more info

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Biology of Fishes, third edition

By: Bone, Q. & R.H. Moore

Price: £55.00

Inventory number: 004291


2008. 24cm. Pp.xv,478. Figures & tables. Paperback.The Third Edition of Biology of Fishes is chiefly about fish as remarkably efficient machines for coping with the many problems that life in water entails, and looks at many such special cases.Biology of Fishes does not try to cover all aspects of fish biology, but focuses on the ingenious ways in which fish have resolved the particular problems that come from living in water, especially body fluid regula... View more info

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Poissons recueillis dans la Region du Bas-Congo par M. le Dr. W.J.Ansorge - with - Poissons recuellis au Congo Belge per l'expedition du Dr. C. Christy

By: Boulenger, G. A

Price: £0.00

Inventory number: 000250


1912-1920. 2 volumes. 37cm. Pp.66. 8 plates (5 folding). Original wrappers.Two important papers on Congo fishes with fine engraved plates.Sold View more info

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On the Morphology of the Skull in the Paraguayan Lepidosiren, and in other Dipnoids

By: Bridge, T. W

Price: £50.00

Inventory number: 004559


Trans. Zool. Soc. Vol.XIV, Part 5. 1898. 30cm. Pp.325-380. 2 plates. Black library buckram, gilt, original wrappers bound in. Front endpaper, front wrapper and pp.325-326 loose, tipped in. Blindstamp and library bookplate, good copy.On the Morphology of the Skull in the Paraguayan Lepidosiren, good ex-library copy View more info

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Biologie des poissons d'eau douce européens (2° Édition)

By: Bruslé, Jacques & Jean-Pierre Quignard

Price: £185.00

Inventory number: 979581


2013. 26cm. Pp.740. 64 watercolours, 70 maps, glossary, extensive bibliography. Softbound. Biologie des poissons d'eau douce européens / The Biology of European Freshwater Fishes, second edition, is by its scope a broad and ambitious study in freshwater ichthyology. Covering all the ecophysiological, ecological and ethological aspects it provides a detailed presentation of 88 native and introduced species : their morphology, anatomy, geographical distribution, h... View more info

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Alternative Life-History Styles of Animals

By: Bruton, Michael N (editor)

Price: £205.00

Inventory number: 979801


KAP., 1989. 25cm. Pp.xvii, 616. Text figures, photos. Hardbound.Expanded proceedings of a conference entitled 'Alternative Life History Styles of Fishes and Other Organisms' which was held in Grahamstown, South Africa, in June 1987, arising from conceptual models of fish life-history research. View more info