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An illustrated guide to the stick and leaf insects of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore.Artist/Author: Seow-Choen, Francis.
Consists of keys to families and genera and line drawings of species and also includes three pages of references.
The Waterbug Book: A Guide to Freshwater Macroinvertebrates of Temperate AustraliaArtist/Author: Gooderham, John and Edward Tsyrlin.
Freshwater macroinvertebrates provide a useful and reliable indicator of the health of our rivers, streams, ponds and wetlands. As environmental awareness within the community increases, there is an increasing interest in the need to assess the health of our local waterways and school curriculums are changing to reflect this important ecological trend.
The Waterbug Book provides a comprehensive and accurate identification guide for both professionals and non-professionals. It contains an easy-to-use key to all the macroinvertebrate groups and, for the first time, high quality colour photographs of live specimens. It provides a wealth of basic information on the biology of macroinvertebrates, and describes the SIGNAL method for assessing river health. The Waterbug Book is full of practical tips about where to find various animals, and what their presence can tell about their environment.
Winner of the 2003 Eureka Science Book Prize and the 2003 Whitley Medal.
A Field Guide to Crustaceans of Australian WatersArtist/Author: Jones, Diana and Gary Morgan.
This book is a complete summary of Australia’s known crustaceans.
A Field Guide to Crustaceans of Australian Waters is a complete summary of Australia’s known crustaceans. It is the only book of its kind. This second edition incorporates up-to-date information, checked by world experts, and even features the recently discovered subterranean crustaceans, some of which have never – literally – seen the light of day. This book will be of interest to fishermen, both amateur and professional. Marine zoologists, research organisations and fisheries will find it useful for identification and other purposes. For the general reader, it will open a door on the competitive and often dangerous life of ocean-dwellers.
The invertebrates: a synthesis.Artist/Author: Barnes, R.S.K. et al.Add to cart
Soft Corals and Sea Fans: A Comprehensive Guide to the Tropical Shallow Water Genera of the Central-west Pacific, the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea.Artist/Author: Fabricius, Katharina and Phil Alderslade.
OUT OF PRINT. The book is a comprehensive guide to all presently known 90 tropical genera in 23 families of soft corals and sea fans from the central-west Pacific, the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea. A total of over 700 colour photographs, 90 plates of sclerite-drawings, and text about characteristics, ecology and distribution introduce each of the genera found in the region. Additionally, about 50 pages of introduction cover the morphology, biology and ecology of the beasts with text and numerous photographs, explain the few technical terms used, techniques of how to go about identifying an octocoral, how to survey octocoral communities, and choice of octocorals for a coral reef aquarium.
A guide to common freshwater invertebrates of North America.Artist/Author: Voshell, J. Reese Jr.
The first section provides background on the biology and ecology of freshwater environments and explains why and how this group of organisims can be studied. Section two describes many of the most common groups of invertebrates, usually at the taxonomic level of order or family. For each group, a whole-body colour illustration is provided along with brief text pointing out the most important features to use in identifying members of the group. Section three contains expanded descriptions of the life histories, behaviour, and ecology of the various invertebrate groups, and identifies their important ecological contributions and relationships to humans.
Guide to protozoa of marine aquaculture ponds.Artist/Author: Patterson, D. J. and M. A. Burford.
Identifies the main group of protozoa through photographs and illustrations.
Green Guide to Spiders of AustraliaArtist/Author: Lindsey, Terence.
Fact panels throughout cover a wide range of topics. The pages are alive with entertaining and informative text accompanied by exciting action photography.
Key to keys: a guide to keys and zoological information to identify invertebrates from Australian inland waters.Artist/Author: Hawking, John H.
Identification guide no. 2.
A guide to the identification of families of Australian water mites (Arachnida: Acarina).Artist/Author: Harvey, Mark S. and Jane Growns.
Identification guide no. 18.
Spiderwatch: A Guide to Australian Spiders.Artist/Author: Brunet, Bert.
New Edition. A comprehensive guide for those who wish to find, identify and understand Australian spiders.
Nudibranchs of Heron Island, Great Barrier Reef.Artist/Author: Marshall, Julie and Richard Willan.
Covers 280 species of this most colourful marine group, with detailed descriptions including variations in colour patterns.