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Smiths’ Sea Fishes

  • Margaret M. Smith
  • Phillip C. Heemstra

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Margaret M. Smith, Phillip C. Heemstra
      Pages 2-5
    3. Margaret M. Smith, Phillip C. Heemstra
      Pages 6-17
    4. Margaret M. Smith, Phillip C. Heemstra
      Pages 17-19
    5. Margaret M. Smith, Phillip C. Heemstra
      Pages 19-19
    6. Margaret M. Smith, Phillip C. Heemstra
      Pages 20-21
    7. Margaret M. Smith, Phillip C. Heemstra
      Pages 21-22
    8. F. A. Shillington
      Pages 22-28
    9. Margaret M. Smith, Phillip C. Heemstra
      Pages 28-29
    10. Margaret M. Smith, Phillip C. Heemstra
      Pages 30-30
  3. Systematic section

    1. Margaret M. Smith, Phillip C. Heemstra
      Pages 31-32
    2. Margaret M. Smith, Phillip C. Heemstra
      Pages 33-37
    3. Margaret M. Smith, Phillip C. Heemstra
      Pages 39-147
    4. Margaret M. Smith, Phillip C. Heemstra
      Pages 149-908
  4. Colour plate section

    1. Margaret M. Smith, Phillip C. Heemstra
      Pages 908-908
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 909-1047

About this book

Introduction

Dr. D. S. Henderson, Chairman of the 1. L. B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology and Vice Chancellor of Rhodes University This book is a unique, international collaborative effort ranging all of the colour plates for the book. For the past of 76 scientists, representing 15 countries. Several skilled eight years, she has been assisted in the research, writing artists and photographers have also contributed to the and editing of the book by Dr. P. C. Heemstra. numerous and beautiful illustrations. Research done in It is essential for the proper management of the marine South Africa was supported by the Council for Scientific fish resources of southern Africa that we know what species and Industrial Research. Work on the book at the J.L.B. we are dealing with. This book will greatly facilitate the Smith Institute was also funded by the Department of identification of our fishes. It will thus be of vital import­ National Education and The Trustees of the Sea Fishes of ance to the understanding and wise use of our tremendously Southern Africa Book Fund. Expenses of visits by ichthy­ diverse and valuable fish fauna. ologists from overseas were defrayed by a grant from the We are proud of the affiliation of the J.L.B. Smith Insti­ John S. Schlesinger Foundation. tute with Rhodes University and happy to see the successful Although this book is an impressive contribution to the completion of this long-awaited work.

Keywords

Chondrichthyes anatomy biology classification fauna fish lake marine ocean oceanography

Editors and affiliations

  • Margaret M. Smith
    • 1
  • Phillip C. Heemstra
    • 1
  1. 1.J.L.B. Smith Institute of IchthyologyGrahamstownSouth Africa

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-82858-4
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-82860-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-82858-4
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