AQUALOG Freshwater Rays

AQUALOG Freshwater Rays

by Richard Ross, Frank Schaeffer
     
 
This AQUALOG volume represents the first comprehensive publication in the popular literature to cover all the rays living in fresh or brackish water, with full coverage of:
  • the sawfishes (Pristidae)
  • the guitarfishes (Rhinobatidae)
  • the South American freshwater stingrays (Potamotrygonidae)
-- as well as all the representatives of

Overview

This AQUALOG volume represents the first comprehensive publication in the popular literature to cover all the rays living in fresh or brackish water, with full coverage of:

  • the sawfishes (Pristidae)
  • the guitarfishes (Rhinobatidae)
  • the South American freshwater stingrays (Potamotrygonidae)
-- as well as all the representatives of the electric rays (Torpediniformes), eagle rays mantas, etc. (Myliobatidae), and whiptail stingrays (Dasyatidae) that are known to enter fresh or brackish water.
An identification key for all species is provided.
The aquaristically significant freshwater stingrays are depicted in colour photos illustrating a never-before-seen panoply of species and colour varieties. All the other species are likewise illustrated as never before.
Splendid biotope photos from the natural habitats of these rays round off this superlative volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783931702939
Publisher:
Verlag A.C.S. GmbH
Publication date:
03/01/2000
Series:
Aqualog Reference Books Series , #15
Pages:
192

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