By: Thompson, Harold

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Book Condition: Very Good

196 pp. + plates. Intensive study resulting from investigations into pelagic fishery resources of the southeastern Australian area from the Tropic of Capricorn to part of the Australian coast between May 1948 and January 1941. Conducted aboard the reseach vessel M.V.Warreen, of the Commonwealth Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. The work, essentially taxonomic, was carried out at 304 stations during a 2-1/2 year period. It was found that, next to crustaceans, tunicates comprise the chief portion of the zooplankton. This handbook is designed to provide a comprehensive guide to the identification and occurrence of pelagic and demersal species, most of which were recorded for the first time from Australian waters. Copious references, sketches, maps, tables, and 75 plates.Light suntanning of spine and back cover, else Very Good . Corners bumped/rubbed. Contents Near Fine.


Author Name: Thompson, Harold

Illustrator: Sketches, Plates

Categories: Marine Life, Oceanography, Australia,

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Australian Government Melbourne, Australi: 1948

Binding: Boards

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Australia

Size: Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 3/4"

Seller ID: 000206

Keywords: Tunicates Tunicata Australia Oceanography Marine Biology