This essential book covers over 700 species with 1000 colour illustrations, dangerous fishes and first aid, fish deformities and parasites, fish preservation and photography, Australian record sizes and edibility.
Fully revised and updated guide with a new bait section and even more Australian fish species detailed! This book is an invaluable reference for any angler, freshwater or saltwater, wanting to identify their catch. It contains detailed descriptions and accurate illustrations of each fish, as well as diagrams of the best rigs to catch them.
A comprehensive and practical guide to identifying sea fishes commonly seen in Australian waters, the book is for fish watchers, divers, snorkellers and anglers. It provides a view of the diversity of sea fish life along the Australian coastline.
Roger Swainston's breathtaking artwork provides a fascinating overview of the extraordinary diversity of Australia's marine and freshwater fishes. Here, more than 1500 remarkable illustrations portray every family of fishes ever recorded from Australian waters. The names of all known species are listed alongside detailed information on the taxonomy and biology of each family. 'A culmination of more than 25 years of work, this is a fish-Identification lover's bible!' G MagazineFor more information visit- www.rogerswainston.com and www.anima.net.au
Most Australians live in the southern half of their vast continent and within striking distance of the coast. While great recreational and commercial use is made of the reefs that fringe this enormous coastline, our understanding of the reefs is only fragmentary. In this full colour guide to our reefs, leading marine biologists look at our current understanding of the ecology of subtidal reefs and their fisheries.