FEATURING - Coastal Fishes of Southern Africa by Phil and Elaine Heemstra.

Posted on October 21, 2019

The Special Collections Book of the Week this week is:

Coastal Fishes of Southern Africa by Phil and Elaine Heemstra.

Coastal Fishes of Southern Africa is a must-have for every ocean enthusiast. This up-to-date guide to 400 species of the fascinating fishes along the coast of Southern Africa is written for anyone interested in fish and will appeal to divers, aquarists, fishermen, fish watchers and students. The work is also of interest to fishery biologists and ichthyologists. Easy to navigate and accessible, this book features over 400 original paintings showing changes with growth and sexual differences in colour of many of the fishes. The book is intended to assist in learning more about the biology and ecology of Southern African marine fishes. A perfect companion to exploring the rich diversity of Southern African shores.

Catalogue Access: https://UnivofPretoria.on.worldcat.org/oclc/57612843

This book is available at Special Collections, housed on level 5 of the Merensky 2 Library, and is part of our Africana (ZA) Collection.

The Special Collections unit of the Department of Library Services plays a stewardship role in the acquisition and preservation of the Library's rare and valuable information resources, making them accessible to students, staff and researchers, as well as safeguarding them for future generations.


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