Book ID: 96267
Sharks and Rays of Australia. 2nd ed. 2009. col. illus. 656 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
This second edition of the highly regarded Sharks and Rays of Australia provides in-depth descriptions of 322 species of sharks, rays and chimaerids, accompanied by full-colour illustrations of all species, updated descriptions, line illustrations and distribution maps. Fully revised, it also includes 26 totally new species accounts, and updates more than 100 species which have been named and formally described since the first edition of this book one of the most important revisions of the Class Chondrichthyes since the time of Linnaeus. and skates and include updated family keys; upgraded species distributional information and maps; extensively revised species descriptions, reflecting additional fisheries and biological information, essential for conservation efforts; revised introductory chapters, incorporating the contemporary status of chondrichthyan information; and an updated reference section.