Discovery of Australia's Fishes: A History of Australian Ichthyology to 1930.

Saunders, Brian.

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Traces the discovery of Australia's fishes from the earliest days of taxonomy to the first part of the 20th century and provides a unique insight into the diverse pathways by which Australia's fish were discovered and outlines the history of early maritime explorations in Australia that collected natural history specimens. The book covers the life and work of each of the most important discoverers, and assesses their accomplishments and the limitations of their work. From the CSIRO.

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This book traces the discovery of Australia's fishes from the earliest days of taxonomy to the first part of the 20th century. It provides a unique insight into the diverse pathways by which Australia's fish were discovered and outlines the history of early maritime explorations in Australia that collected natural history specimens. The book covers the life and work of each of the most important discoverers, and assesses their accomplishments and the limitations of their work.

Book Details

Author Saunders, Brian.
Format HC
Publisher CSIRO Publishing
Imprint CSIRO Publishing
Number of Pages 520
Publish Date 1/05/2012
Catalogue Oct19
Catalogue book number 312