The fishes of Australia's South Coast
State Print, 1994 - Crafts & Hobbies - 992 pages
Detailed reference and guide describing the 727 species of marine and estuarine fish recorded along Australia's South Coast, to a depth of 1,000 metres. Each species is illustrated, and juvenile forms are also depicted. Provides information on the distribution and biology of each species, as well as a key to families, diagrams of anatomical features, and a chapter on harmful fishes. Includes a glossary, references, an index of common and scientific names, and a distribution map. Also available in hardback. The editors are scientists specialising in the study of marine life.
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CHAPTER 1INTRODUCTION AND METHODOLOGY
CHAPTER 2DIAGRAMS OF ANATOMICAL FEATURES
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adults anal fin anal fin origin anal fin similar anteriorly anus approx Australian Bight band Bass Strait blotches Body elongate bony caudal fin caudal peduncle Common—none compressed covering body ctenoid cycloid deep depths disc Distribution dorsal and anal dorsal fin dorsal fin origin dorsal profile edge extending fishes fleshy front genus gill openings Head of moderate interorbital juveniles Key to southern lateral line lateral line scales lobe lower jaw males margin maxillae membrane moderately large moderately small mouth large mouth small nostrils oblique oceans opercles pale pectoral fin bases photophores pores posterior posteriorly preopercles prominent Reaches a length Remarks ridges rows scientific—none second dorsal fin shallow shark short base side slender slightly snout soft dorsal soft portion South Australia south coast South Wales southern Australian species spinous spots surface tail Tasmania upper jaw length Ventral fins Vincent Gulf vomer Western Australia Zealand