Catalogue


Threadfins of the world (family Polynemidae) : an annotated and illustrated catalogue of polynemid species known to date /
by Hiroyuki Motomura.
imprint
Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2004.
description
vii, 117 p., 6 leaves of plates : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 30 cm.
ISBN
9251051283 (pbk.)
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2004.
isbn
9251051283 (pbk.)
general note
"FIR/Cat.3."
abstract
Describes 41 species belonging to 8 genera. Introductory section includes general remarks on habitat and fisheries of the family, a glossary of technical terms, an illustrated key to each genus and all species, and a detailed account for all species. Species accounts include an illustration of each species, scientific and vernacular names, and information on habitat, biology, fisheries, size, relevant literature and distribution. Following the species accounts are a list of nominal species in the family, a table of species by major marine fishing areas, and color plates.
catalogue key
5365136
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 100-108) and index.
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Summaries
Library of Congress Summary
Describes 41 species belonging to 8 genera. Introductory section includes general remarks on habitat and fisheries of the family, a glossary of technical terms, an illustrated key to each genus and all species, and a detailed account for all species. Species accounts include an illustration of each species, scientific and vernacular names, and information on habitat, biology, fisheries, size, relevant literature and distribution. Following the species accounts are a list of nominal species in the family, a table of species by major marine fishing areas, and color plates.
Main Description
This is the third in the FAO series of worldwide annotated and illustrated catalogues of major groups of organisms that enter marine fisheries. It covers the family Polynemidae (threadfins), including 41 species belonging to 8 genera, which is important in commercial and sport fisheries of tropical and subtropical seas, especially in the Middle and Near East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Oceania and West Africa. It includes a review of habitat and fisheries of the family; a glossary of technical terms; an illustrated key to each genus and all species; and a detailed account for all species, including an illustration of each species, scientific and vernacular names, and information on habitat, biology, fisheries, size, relevant literature and distribution.
Main Description
This is the third number in the new FAO series of worldwide annotated and illustrated catalogues of major groups of organisms that enter marine fisheries. The present volume on the family Polynemidae includes 41 species belonging to 8 genera. There is an introductory section with general remarks on habitat and fisheries of the family, a glossary of technical terms, an illustrated key to each genus and all species, and a detailed account for all species. Species accounts include an illustration of each species, scientific and vernacular names, and information on habitat, biology, fisheries, size, relevant literature and distribution. Following the species accounts are a list of nominal species in the family, a table of species by major marine fishing areas and colour plates. A list of all nominal species and their present allocations is given. The work is fully indexed and there is a comprehensive list of references to pertinent literature.

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