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Marine Decapod Crustacea of Southern Australia: A Guide to by Gary Poore,Gary CB Poore

By Gary Poore,Gary CB Poore

This ebook is a complete advisor to the id of 800 species of decapod and stomatopod crustaceans from southern Australian marine waters. it really is liberally illustrated with greater than a thousand line drawings giving sturdy perspectives of many species in addition to diagnostic illustrations. info for every species contain the authority, 12 months of description, occasionally a standard identify, analysis, measurement, geographical distribution, and ecological and intensity distribution. The bankruptcy at the Stomatopoda is via Shane Ahyong.
Sections inside each one bankruptcy are hierarchical, species inside of genera, inside households (often with subfamilies as well). identity is accomplished by using dichotomous keys tailored from many initially released within the fundamental literature, or constructed from scratch. a few keys are to all Australian taxa yet such a lot are to southern Australian taxa only.
The info during this e-book derives from over two hundred years of accumulating in southern Australian environments, from the intertidal to the deep sea, and courses in several journals in different languages. greater than 800 of those papers and books are cited.
Winner of the 2005 Whitley Award for Systematics.

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