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Fascinating and instantly recognisable, flatfishes are unique in their asymmetric postlarval body form. With over 700 extant species recognised and a distribution stretching across the globe this group of fishes are of considerable research interest and provide a major contribution to recreational and commercial fisheries, and to aquaculture, worldwide. Flatfishes: Biology and Exploitation is the only comprehensive and current book in the field and responds to the economic importance and growing body of research to produce an invaluable addition to the Fish and Aquatic Resources Series providing:Outlines of systematics, distribution, reproduction, recruitment, ecology and behaviour Descriptions of the major fisheries and their management Full coverage of recent advances in aquaculture and stock enhancement.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780632059263
ISBN-10: 0632059265
Format: Hardback
(251mm x 176mm x 26mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Blackwell Science Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Robin N. Gibson

Robin N. Gibson is an Honorary Research Fellow of the Scottish Association for Marine Science at the Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory, Oban, Scotland.

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