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Brian Saunders - Discovery of Australia's Fishes: A History of Australian Ichthyology to 1930 - 9780643106703 - V9780643106703
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Discovery of Australia's Fishes: A History of Australian Ichthyology to 1930

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Description for Discovery of Australia's Fishes: A History of Australian Ichthyology to 1930 Hardcover. Traces the discovery of Australia's fishes from the earliest days of taxonomy to the first part of the 20th century. It provides a unique insight into the diverse pathways by which Australia's fish were discovered and outlines the history of early maritime explorations in Australia that collected natural history specimens. Num Pages: 488 pages, 195 Illustrations, 25 Colour plates. BIC Classification: 1MBF; PSVW1; WNCS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 251 x 178 x 35. Weight in Grams: 1454.
This book traces the discovery of Australia’s fishes from the earliest days of taxonomy to the first part of the 20th century. It provides a unique insight into the diverse pathways by which Australia’s fish were discovered and outlines the history of early maritime explorations in Australia that collected natural history specimens. The book covers the life and work of each of the most important discoverers, and assesses their accomplishments and the limitations of their work. Discovery of Australia’s Fishes is distinctive in that a biographic approach is integrated with chronological descriptions of the discovery of ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
CSIRO Publishing
Condition
New
Number of Pages
520
Place of Publication
Melbourne, Australia
ISBN
9780643106703
SKU
V9780643106703
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