FAO Species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Western Indian Ocean: fishing area 51

FAO Species identification sheets for fishery purposes

WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN

Fishing Area 51


prepared by
Fischer, W. and Bianchi, G.
Marine Resources Service
Fishery Resources and Environment Division
FAO Fisheries Department
Rome, Italy


FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS

Rome, 1984

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FAO Species identification sheets for fishery purposespdf

VOLUME I: Introductory Material
Bony Fishes Families: Acanthuridae to Clupeidae
VOLUME II: Bony Fishes Families: Congiopodidae to Lophotidae
VOLUME III: Bony Fishes Families: Lutjanidae to Scaridae
VOLUME IV: Bony Fishes Families: Scatophagidae to Trichiuridae
VOLUME V: Bony Fishes Families: Triglidae to Zeidae
Chimaeras
Sharks Families: Alopiidae to Triakidae
Lobsters Families: Nephopidae to Synaxidae
Shrimps & Prawns Families: Alpheidae to Solenoceridae
Sea Turtles Families: Chelonidae to Dermochelidae
VOLUME VI: Index

VOLUME I:
Explanatory notes
BONY FISHES
Pictoral guide
ACANTHURIDAE
ACROPOMATIDAE
ALBULIDAE
ALEPOCEPHALIDAE
AMBASSIDAE
AMMODYTIDAE
ANGUILLIDAE
ANTENNARIIDAE
APLOACTINIDAE
ARIIDAE
ARIOMMIDAE
ATHERINIDAE
AULOSTOMIDAE
BALISTIDAE
BATRACHOIDIDAE
BELONIDAE
BERYCIDAE
BLENNIIDAE
BOTHIDAE
BRAMIIDAE
BRANCHIOSTEGIDAE
BREGMACEROTIDAE
CAESIONIDAE
CALLIONYMIDAE
CAPROIDAE
CARANGIDAE
CENTROLOPHIDAE
CENTROPOMIDAE
CEPOLIDAE
CHAETODONTIDAE
CHAMPSODONTIDAE
CHANIDAE
CHEILODACTYLIDAE
CHIROCENTRIDAE
CHLOROPHTHALMIDAE
CIRRHITIDAE
CITHARIDAE
CLINIDAE
CLUPEIDAE
VOLUME II:
CONGIOPODIDAE
CONGRIDAE
CORACINIDAE
CORYPHAENIDAE
CYNOGLOSSIDAE
DACTYLOPTERIDAE
DIODONTIDAE
DIRETMIDAE
DREPANIDAE
ECHENEIDAE
ELOPIDAE
EMMELICHTHYIDAE
ENGRAULIDAE
EPHIPPIDAE
EXOCOETIDAE
FISTULARIIDAE
GEMPYLIDAE
GERREIDAE
GONORHYNCHIDAE
GONOSTOMATIDAE
GRAMMICOLEPIDAE
GRAMMISTIDAE
HAEMULIDAE
HARPADONTIDAE
HEMIRAMPHIDAE
HOLOCENTRIDAE
ISTIOPHORIDAE
KUHLIIDAE
KYPHOSIDAE
LABRIDAE
LACTARIIDAE
LEIOGNATHIDAE
LETHRINIDAE
LOBOTIDAE
LOPHIIDAE
LOPHOTIDAE
VOLUME III:
LUTJANIDAE
MACRORAMPHOSIDAE
MACROURIDAE
MALACANTHIDAE
MEGALOPIDAE
MENIDAE
MOLIDAE
MONACANTHIDAE
MONOCENTRIDAE
MONODACTYLIDAE
MORIDAE
MUGILIDAE
MUGILOIDIDAE
MULLIDAE
MURAENESOCIDAE
MURAENIDAE
MYCTOPHIDAE
NEMIPTERIDAE
NOMEIDAE
NOTOCHEIRIDAE
OPHICHTHIDAE
OPHIDIIDAE
OPISTOGATHIDAE
OPLEGNATHIDAE
OREOSOMATIDAE
OSTRACIIDAE
PARALEPIDIDAE
PEMPHERIDAE
PENTACEROTIDAE
PERCOPHIDAE
PLATACIDAE
PLATYCEPHALIDAE
PLEURONECTIDAE
PLOTOSIDAE
POLYNEMIDAE
POMACANTHIDAE
POMACENTRIDAE
POMATOMIDAE
PRIACANTHIDAE
PSETTODIDAE
RACHYCENTRIDAE
REGALECIDAE
SCARIDAE
VOLUME IV:
SCATOPHAGIDAE
SCIAENIDAE
SCOMBRIDAE
SCOMBROLABRACIDAE
SCORPAENIDAE
SERRANIDAE
SIGANIDAE
SILLAGINIDAE
SOLEIDAE
SPARIDAE
SPHYRAENIDAE
STROMATEIDAE
SYNODONTIDAE
TERAPONIDAE
TETRAGONURIDAE
TETRAODONTIDAE
TOXOTIDAE
TRACHICHTHYIDAE
TRACHIPTERIDAE
TRIACANTHIDAE
TRICHIURIDAE
VOLUME V:
TRIGLIDAE
URANOSCOPIDAE
XIPHIIDAE
ZEIDAE
CHIMAERAS

SHARKS
Pictoral guide
List of species
ALOPIIDAE
CARCHARHINIDAE
CHLAMYDOSELACHIDAE
ECHINORHINIDAE
GINGLYMOSTOMATIDAE
HEMIGALEIDAE
HEMISCYLLIIDAE
HETERODONTIDAE
HEXANCHIDAE
LAMNIDAE
MITSUKURINIDAE
ODONTASPIDIDAE
PRISTIOPHORIDAE
PROSCYLLIIDAE
PSEUDOCARCHARIIDAE
PSEUDOTRIAKIDAE
RHINIODONTIDAE
SCYLIORHINIDAE
SPHYRNIDAE
SQUALIDAE
SQUATINIDAE
STEGOSTOMATIDAE
TRIAKIDAE
LOBSTERS
Guide to families
List of species
NEPHROPIDAE
PALINURIDAE
SCYLLARIDAE
SYNAXIDAE
SHRIMPS - PRAWNS
ALPHEIDAE
ARISTEIDAE
HIPPOLYTIDAE
PALAEMONIDAE
PANDALIDAE
PENAEIDAE
SERGESTIDAE
SICYONIIDAE
SOLENOCERIDAE
SEA TURTLES
Pictoral guide