The Resource Fishes : a guide to their diversity, Philip Alan Hastings, H.J. Walker, and Grantly R. Galland

Fishes : a guide to their diversity, Philip Alan Hastings, H.J. Walker, and Grantly R. Galland

Label
Fishes : a guide to their diversity
Title
Fishes
Title remainder
a guide to their diversity
Statement of responsibility
Philip Alan Hastings, H.J. Walker, and Grantly R. Galland
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This is a coursebook and reference guide for ichthyology courses that will also serve as a tool for ichthyologists, fisheries scientists, marine biologists, and vertebrate zoologists. It will cover the basic anatomy and diversity of all 62 orders of fishes, focusing on the distinguishing characteristics of approximately 180 of the most commonly encountered fish families. Each family will be diagnosed with easily observed characteristics and clear photos--many in color and from living specimens. This guide will be distinctive through the use of photographs of preserved specimens primarily from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Marine Vertebrate Collection, supplemented by radiographs and additional illustrations of key characters. The goal is to give ichthyology students, fisheries scientists, marine biologists, vertebrate zoologists, and others with an interest or stake in the diversity of fishes a broad overview of the morphological diversity of fishes, arranged in a modern classification system. For students, it's a natural complement to primary ichthyology textbooks, which don't cover the breadth of morphological characteristics necessary to identify fish"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
597
Index
index present
LC call number
QL615
LC item number
.H37 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Fishes : a guide to their diversity, Philip Alan Hastings, H.J. Walker, and Grantly R. Galland
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction; What Is a Fish?; Why This Book?; Systematics of Fishes; About This Book; Anatomy of Fishes; External Anatomy; Body Shapes; Fins; Fin-ray Elements and Dorsal-fin Configurations; Pelvic-fin Positions; Caudal-fin Shapes; Mouth Positions; Oral and Pharyngeal Jaw Diversity; Standard Measurements; Sensory Systems; Skeletal Anatomy; THE FISHES: VERTEBRATA-Vertebrates; Agnatha (Cyclostomata)-Jawless Fishes; Myxiniformes-Myxinidae-Hagfishes; Petromyzontiformes-Lampreys; Petromyzontidae-Northern Lampreys; Gnathostomata-Jawed Vertebrates
  • Chondrichthyes-Cartilaginous FishesHolocephali-Chimaeras; Chimaeriformes-Chimaeras; Chimaeridae-Ratfishes, Shortnose Chimaeras; Elasmobranchii-Sharks and Rays; Selachii-Sharks; Heterodontiformes-Heterodontidae: Bullhead Sharks; Orectolobiformes-Carpet Sharks; Ginglymostomatidae-Nurse Sharks; Rhincodontidae-Whale Sharks; Lamniformes-Mackerel Sharks; Alopiidae-Thresher Sharks; Lamnidae-Mackerel Sharks; Lamniform Diversity; Carcharhiniformes-Ground Sharks; Triakidae-Hound Sharks; Carcharhinidae-Requiem Sharks; Sphyrnidae-Hammerhead Sharks; Hexanchiformes-Six-gill Sharks; Hexanchidae-Cow Sharks
  • Echinorhiniformes-Echinorhinidae: Bramble SharksSqualiformes-Dogfish Sharks; Squalidae-Dogfish Sharks; Dalatiidae-Kitefin Sharks; Squatiniformes-Squatinidae-Angel Sharks; Pristiophoriformes-Pristiophoridae-Saw Sharks; Batoidea-Skates and Rays; Torpediniformes-Electric Rays; Narcinidae-Numbfishes; Pristiformes-Pristidae-Sawfishes; Rajiformes-Skates; Rhinobatidae-Guitarfishes; Rajidae-Skates; Myliobatiformes-Stingrays; Urotrygonidae-American Round Stingrays; Dasyatidae-Whiptail Stingrays; Gymnuridae-Butterfiy Rays; Myliobatidae-Eagle Rays; Osteichthyes-Bony Fishes
  • Elopidae-Tenpounders and LadyfishesMegalopidae-Tarpons; Albuliformes-Bonefishes; Albulidae-Bonefishes; Notacanthiformes-Spiny Eels and Halosaurs; Anguilliformes-Eels; Anguillidae-Freshwater Eels; Muraenidae-Moray Eels; Ophichthidae-Snake Eels and Worm Eels; Congridae-Conger Eels; Anguilliform Diversity; Saccopharyngiformes-Swallowers and Gulper Eels; Otocephala; Clupeiformes-Herrings, Anchovies, and Relatives; Engraulidae-Anchovies; Clupeidae-Herrings; Ostariophysi; Gonorynchiformes-Milkfishes and Relatives; Cypriniformes-Carps and Relatives; Cyprinidae-Carps and Minnows; Catostomidae-Suckers
  • Sarcopterygii-Lobe-finned FishesCoelacanthiformes-Latimeriidae-Coelacanths; Ceratodontiformes-Lungfishes; Actinopterygii-Ray-finned Fishes; Actinopterygii I-Lower Ray-finned Fishes; Polypteriformes-Polypteridae-Bichirs; Acipenseriformes-Sturgeons and Paddlefishes; Acipenseridae-Sturgeons; Polyodontidae-Paddlefishes; Holostei-Gars and Bowfins; Lepisosteiformes-Lepisosteidae-Gars; Amiiformes-Amiidae-Bowfins; Teleostei-Teleosts; Osteoglossomorpha-Bonytongues and Mooneyes; Osteoglossiformes-Bonytongues; Hiodontiformes-Hiodontidae-Mooneyes; Elopomorpha; Elopiformes-Tenpounders and Tarpons
Control code
ocn893708276
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520959330
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)893708276
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