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The living marine resources of the Eastern and Southern Mediterranean
Bariche, M., 2012.


 
The living marine resources of the Eastern and Southern Mediterranean
This field guide covers major animal groups of the southern and eastern Mediterranean Sea, including crustaceans, molluscs, sea urchins, fishes, sea turtles, and marine mammals that can be encountered in fisheries landings, on the market, or at sea. The field guide is translated into Arabic for better dissemination among Arabic-speakers, particularly fishermen.
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The living marine resources of Kenya
Anam, R. and Mostarda, E., 2012.


 
The living marine resources of Kenya
This field guide covers the major resource groups likely to be encountered in the fisheries of Kenya. This includes shrimps, lobsters, crabs, bivalves, gastropods, cephalopods, sea cucumbers, sharks, batoid fishes, bony fishes, and sea turtles.
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Mediterranean and Black Sea sharks and rays
Serena, F., 2005.


 
Mediterranean and Black Sea sharks & rays
This volume presents a fully illustrated field guide for the identification of the sharks and rays most relevant to the fisheries of the Mediterranean and Black Sea. An extensive literature reviewwas carried out for the preparation of this document. A total of 49 sharks, 34 batoids and1 chimaera are fully treated.
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Red Sea sharks and rays
Bonfil, R. and Abdallah, M., 2004.


 
Red Sea sharks and rays
This volume presents a fully illustrated field guide for the identification of the sharks and rays most relevant to the fisheries of the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden. An extensive literature review and two field surveys in the region were carried out for the preparation of this document. A total of 49 sharks and 45 batoids reliably reported for the region are listed and those common in the fisheries or likely to be found through fishing operations are fully treated (44 sharks and 33 batoids).
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Red Sea sharks and rays
FAO Species Identification Cards
This set of cards on Sharks and Rays of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden is aiming at providing a quick reference and identification tool for the elasmobranches of the area. The pocket format and the plastic support make it an easy-to-carry tool that can be used in wet environments.
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Namibia
Bianchi, G., K.E. Carpenter, J.-P. Roux, F.J. Molloy, D. Boyer, and H.J. Boyer, 1999.


 
Namibia
This field guide covers the major resource groups likely to be encountered in the fisheries of Namibia. These include seaweeds, shrimps, lobsters, crabs, bivalves, gastropods, cephalopods, hagfishes, sharks, batoid fishes, chimaeras, bony fishes, turtles, seabirds, and marine mammals. The introduction outlines the geographical, environmental and ecological factors influencing fisheries and the basic components of the fisheries of Namibia. As an aid to identification to higher taxonomic levels, a pictorial index to families is included and most groups are preceded by an illustrated guide to orders and families.
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Maroc
Lloris, D. and J. Rucabado, 1998.


 
Morocco
Le présent guide des ressources marines vivantes du Maroc comprend les espèces marines et d'eaux saumâtres (lamproies, requins, poissons batoèdes, poissons osseux, cirripèdes, stomatopodes, crevettes, homards, langoustes, langoustines, cigales, crabes, bivalves, gastéropodes, céphalopodes, tortues et mammifères marins) de l'Atlantique et de la Méditerranée. Sa préparation est justifiée par les besoins en matière de gestion des ressources et des pêcheries; en outre, le statut d'espèces protégées accordé à certaines d'entre-elles souligne l'importance de pouvoir disposer d'une identification précise des ressources marines vivantes concernées.
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Kuwait, Eastern Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Quatar & The United Arab Emirates
Carpenter, K.E., F. Krupp, D.A. Jones, and U. Zajonz, 1997.


 
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This field guide covers the major resource groups likely to be encountered in the fisheries of Kuwait, Eastern Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. It includes marine plants, shrimps, lobsters, crabs, bivalves, gastropods, cephalopods, sharks, batoid fishes, bony fishes, sea snakes, sea turtles, sea birds, and marine mammals. In order to serve as a tool for ecological and biodiversity studies, selected species known from the Gulf are included. These include the sharks, batoid fishes, bony fishes, sea turtles, and marine mammals.
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Cambodian Mekong
Rainboth, W.J., 1996.


 
National Guides
This field guide includes approximately 500 species of present or potential interest to, or likely to be encountered in, fisheries in the Cambodian Mekong. This covers all species historically recorded from Cambodian reaches of the Mekong as well as numerous new records by the author. It also includes species expected to occur in Cambodia which have been recorded from, or found by the author, in Vietnam, Thailand and Laos. An overview is given on the factors that have contributed to the diversity of the Mekong along with a basic introduction to taxonomy.
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Somalia
Sommer, C., W. Schneider and J.-M. Poutiers, 1996.


 
National Guides
This field guide covers the major resource groups likely to be encountered in the fisheries of Somalia. This includes shrimps, lobsters, bivalves, gastropods, cephalopods, sharks, batoid fishes, bony fishes, and sea turtles.
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Sri Lanka
De Bruin, G.H.P., B.C. Russell, and A. Bogusch, 1995.


 
National Guides
This field guide includes the marine and brackish-water species of bony fishes, sharks, batoid fishes, lobsters, shrimps, crabs, cephalopods and other molluscs, holothurians, edible algae, and sea turtles believed to be of interest to fisheries in Sri Lanka.
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Tanzania Freshwater
Eccles, D.H., 1992.


 
National Guides
This field guide includes the freshwater fishes of present or potential interest to, or likely to be encountered in, fisheries in Tanzania. There are background remarks on the fauna and a basic introduction to taxonomy.
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Northern Coast of Southamerica, 1993
Costa septentrional de Sur América, 1992

Cervigón, F., R. Cipriani, W. Fischer, L. Garibaldi, M. Hendrickx, A.J. Lemus, R. Márquez, J.M. Poutiers, G. Robaina and B. Rodriquez.


 
National Guides
This field guide covers the major fishery resource groups occurring along the northern coast of South America, including seaweeds, gastropods, bivalves, cephalopods, stomatopods, shrimps, lobsters, crabs, sharks, batoid fishes, bony fishes, and marine turtles. The introduction includes a detailed description of the boundaries and the geophysical, oceanographic and ecological features of the area, the distribution and nature of the main fishing grounds, the species dominating in each habitat, and the fishing techniques used.
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Gulf of Guinea, 1990
Golfe de Guinée, 1992

Schneider, W.


 
National Guides
This field guide includes the marine and brackish-water species of bony fishes, sharks, batoid fishes, lobsters, shrimps, crabs, cephalopods, bivalves, gastropods and sea turtles of present or potential interest to the fisheries of the countries bordering the Gulf of Guinea.
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Moçambique
Fischer, W., I. Sousa, C. Silva, A. De Freitas, J.M. Poutiers, W. Schneider, T.C. Borges, J.P. Féral e A. Massinga, 1990.


 
National Guides
Este guia de campo inclui espécies de peixes ósseos, marinhos e de águas salobras, tubarões, raias, lagostas, camarões, caranguejos, estomatópodes, cefalópodes e tartarugas marinhas coni interesse comercial em Moçambique.
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Sénégal et Gambie
Bellemans M., A. Sagna, W. Fischer et N. Scialabba, 1988.


 
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Le document présente les ressources halieutiques (marines et d'eaux saumâtres) du Sénégal et de la Gambie avec des guides pour leur identification.
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Angola
Bianchi, G., 1986.


 
National Guides
Este guia de campo inclui espécies de peixes ósseos, marinhos e de águas salobras, tubarões, raias, lagostas, camarões, caranguejos, estomatópodes, cefalópodes e tartarugas marinhas com interesse comercial em Angola.
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Pakistan
Bianchi, G., 1985.


 
National Guides
This field guide includes the marine and brackish-water species of bony fishes, sharks, batoid fishes, lobsters, shrimps, crabs and cephalopods believed to be of interest to fisheries in Pakistan.
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Tanzania Marine
Bianchi, G., 1985.


 
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This field guide includes the marine and brackish-water species of bony fishes, sharks, batoid fishes, lobsters, shrimps, cephalopods and marine turtles believed to be of interest to fisheries in Tanzania.
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Madagascar
Bauchot, M.-L. & G. Bianchi, 1984.


 
National Guides
Présentation des poissons commerciaux de Madagascar (marins et d'eaux saumâtres) comprenant des clés d'identification.
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