Field Guide to the Freshwater Fishes of Australia

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Western Australian Museum, 2002 - Nature - 394 pages
From tiny gobies to the giant barramundi, this compact volume provides in-depth coverage of nearly 300 species - every fish known to inhabit fresh water on the Australian continent. Every species is illustrated in colour with additional hints for rapid identification and a concise summary of biological knowledge. This is a valuable reference for scientists, aquarists, fishers and every person who appreciates Australia's natural heritage.

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Bony Tongues Osteoglossidae
Threatened Species

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About the author (2002)

S.H. Midgley received an honorary Doctor of Science for his contributions in the fields of fish biology and ecology. He was appointed member of the General Division of the Order of Australia for his studies of native freshwater fishes.

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