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Fishes of the Gulf of Mexico, Volume 2: Scorpaeniformes to Tetraodontiformes
by John D. McEachran and Janice D. Fechhelm
University of Texas Press, 2006
Cloth: 978-0-292-70634-7 | eISBN: 978-0-292-79421-4
Library of Congress Classification QL621.56.M383 1998
Dewey Decimal Classification 597.177364

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

This book is the second of two volumes that cover the entire fish fauna of the Gulf of Mexico. It includes the orders Scorpaeniformes, Perciformes, Pleuronectiformes, and Tetraodontiformes. Keys and descriptions are provided for the families, which are arranged phylogenetically, and for the species, which are arranged alphabetically, described (including distribution and life history), and distinguished from similar species. All but a few species are illustrated. The volume also includes a biogeographical synopsis of the fishes of the Gulf of Mexico.


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