The Cichlid Fishes of Lake Malawi, Africa

Summary of Publication

Eccles, D.H. 1992. FAO species identification sheets for fishery purposes. Field guide to the freshwater fishes of Tanzania. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome. vi + 145 pp.  

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. A section on technical terms and measurements illustrates the characters used for identification. The guide to species is preceded by sections that will aid in identification of families. The species accounts include illustrations and information on synonyms, FAO names, local names, maximum size, distribution, habitat and miscellaneous remarks.




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