FAO species catalogue. Volume 17. Pearl perches of the world. (Family Glaucosomatidae). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the pearl perches known to date

FAO SPECIES CATALOGUE

Volume 17. Pearl perches of the world
(Family Glaucosomatidae)

An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the pearl perches known to date


prepared by
Roland J. McKay
Museum of North-Western Queensland
P.O. Box 280, Mount Isa
Australia, 4825


FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS

Rome, 1997

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McKay, R.J.
FAO species catalogue. Vol. 17. Pearl perches of the world. (Family Glaucosomatidae). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of the pearl perches known to date.
FAO Fisheries Synopsis. No. 125, Vol. 17. Rome, FAO. 1997. 26 p., 18 figs.

ABSTRACT

This is the seventeenth issue in the FAO series of world-wide annotated and illustrated catalogues of the groups of marine organisms that enter marine fisheries. This volume covers all four species currently recognized in the family Glaucosomatidae (pearl perches). It includes a glossary of technical terms, general remarks on the family, an illustrated key to species, detailed accounts of species, and a table of species by major fishing areas. Species accounts include illustrations, scientific and vernacular names, references to scientific names, information on habitat, biology and fisheries, and a distribution map. The work is fully indexed and a reference to pertinent literature is appended.


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FAO Fisheries Synopsis No.125, Volume 17pdf

PREPARATION OF THIS DOCUMENT
CONTENTS

INTRODUCTIONpdf

Glossary of Technical Terms, Measurements and Counts

SYSTEMATIC CATALOGUEpdf

Glaucosomatidae
Illustrated Key to Species
Glaucosoma
Glaucosoma buergeri
Glaucosoma hebraicum
Glaucosoma magnificum
Glaocosoma scapulare

LIST OF SPECIES BY MAJOR FISHING AREASpdf

BIBLIOGRAPHYpdf

INDEX OF SCIENTIFIC AND VERNACULAR NAMESpdf