Field Guide to Marine Fishes of Tropical Australia

Western Australian Museum
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This phenomenally successful guide to the wealth and variety of fish in Australia’s tropical waters — including the Great Barrier Reef — and south-east Asia has been updated and expanded. The book has sold more than 20,000 copies in its previous editions, and is an invaluable reference for divers and anglers, to both scientists and the lay person; to everyone with an interest in our remarkable tropical fish. Full colour illustrations by leading Australian marine artists, Roger Swainton and Jill Ruse, make identification easy. The author has also included an edibility guide. 
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Publisher
Western Australian Museum
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Published on
Aug 1, 2009
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Pages
256
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ISBN
9781920843892
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Language
English
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Genres
Nature / Animals / Fish
Science / Life Sciences / Marine Biology
Science / Life Sciences / Zoology / Ichthyology & Herpetology
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