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Author Last, Peter R. (Peter Robert)
Title Sharks and rays of Australia / Peter R. Last ; John D. Stevens; illustrators, Roger Swainston ; Georgina Davis
Imprint Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2008
book jacket
 Life Sci. LIB  QL638.6 L349s 2009    AVAILABLE    30150100343745
Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 v
Note Includes index
Previous ed.: East Melbourne, Vic. : CSIRO Australia, c1994
"This second edition of Sharks and Rays of Australia covers 323 species of sharks, rays and chimaerids, including species descriptions, full-colour illustrations, line illustrations and distribution maps. This version includes 24 new species accounts, and updates more than 100 species which have now been formally named in publications. This edition presents the major changes to the systematics of some groups, such as the dogfishes and skates, and includes updated family keys, upgraded species distributional information and maps, extensively revised text descriptions, reflecting additional fisheries and biological information, revised introductory chapters reflecting the contemporary status of chondrichthyan information and an updated reference section."--Provided by publisher
Subject Chondrichthyes -- Australia
Sharks -- Australia
Rajiformes -- Australia
Rays (Fishes) -- Australia
Skates (Fishes) -- Australia
Chimaeriformes -- Australia
Alt Author Stevens, J. D. (John Donald), 1947-
Swainston, Roger, 1960-
Davis, Georgina
CSIRO Publishing
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