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Used and Out of Print Books on Marine Life and Fishing
A Coastal Diary A Study of One of Australia's Wildest and Most Beautiful Coastlines -by- John Landy. ISBN 073290773X.
The author's study of the Victorian Otways coastline; superb colour photographs of seaweeds, birds, shells, flowers and insects - all
the elements of a delicate and complex coastal ecosystem; a diary which reflects the changing of the seasons; also tells of
shipwrecks and heroic rescues, formidable journeys and memorable characters. (Macmillan Australia. Sydney. 1993) Used hardcover
book in dust jacket. 242 pages. Dust jacket is worn on edges and corners. A few grubby
marks on edges of pages and on rear endpaper. Else very good. Weighs 1.4 kilograms.
Australian Freshwater Life: The Invertebrates Of Australian Inland Waters
-by- W D Williams. 1995 Reprint of 2nd Edition. ISBN 0333298942. This completely revised & updated edition
of the classic work on Australian freshwater life provides basic information on the biology of free-living
invertebrates (insects, snails, worms, crustaceans, etc) of Australian lakes, streams and other inland waters.
Illustrated by Ruth Altmann. Used paperback book. 324 pages. (Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd.
Melbourne. 1995 reprint of 2nd Edition) Corners bumped. Half title page is tanned and cut in upper outer corner.
Yellow highlighting on a few pages. Else very good condition. Weight 400 grams.
Australian Sea Fishes North Of 30 Degrees -by- Neville Coleman (1981). ISBN 0868240338.
Australian Marine Life. Fish Identification. Almost 300 full colour photographs of live fish in their natural
habitat, accompanied by details of family, common & scientific names, original author & date, habitat reference,
distribution data, depth range, adult size, food habit, use & occurrence, and information on special characteristics.
Used second hand hardback book in dust jacket. 298 pages. (Doubleday Australia Pty Ltd, Lane Cove, 1981) Light wear
to edges of dust jacket. Spine sunned, with a tear at top now closed. Wear to lower edge of boards. Marks on edges of
pages. Else very good. Weight 1.4 kilograms.
Marine Invertebrates of Southern Australia Part I -edited by- S A Shepherd and I M Thomas. (1982)
Handbook of the Flora and Fauna of South Australia. Chapters are: The Marine Environment (Thomas and
Shepherd); Food Webs (King and Shepherd); Sponges (Phylum Porifera) (Berquist and Skinner); Cnidaria (or
Coelenterata) (Southcott and Thomas); Hyroids (Class Hydrozoa) (Watson); Jellyfishes (Classes Scyphozoa
and Hydrozoa) (Southcott); Class Anthozoa (Thomas and Shepherd); Sea anemones (Orders Actiniaria,
Zoanthidea and Corallimorpharia) (Thomas and Shepherd); Stony Corals (Order Scleractinia or Madreporaria)
(Shepherd and Veron); Octocorals (Subclass Octocorallia) (Grasshoff and Verseveldt); Soft corals or
Alcyonarians (Orders Stolonifera, Telestacea and Alcyonacea) (Verseveldt); Pseudogorgian (Order
Gastraxonacea) (Grasshoff); Gorgonians or sea fans (Order Gorgonacea) (Grasshoff); Seapens (Order
Pennatulacea) (Utinomi and Shepherd); Polyclad flatworms (Phylum Platyhelminthes) (Prudhoe); Bristleworms
(Phylum Annelida) (Hutchings); Sipunculans (Phylum Sipuncula) (Edmonds); Echiurans (Phylum Echiura)
(Edmonds); Bryozoans (Phylum Bryozoa or Ectoprocta) (Bock); Echinoderms (Phylum Echinodermata) (Thomas);
Feather-stars (Class Crinoidea) (Shepherd, Marshall and Rowe); Sea-stars (Class Asteroidea) (Zeidler and
Shepherd); Brittle-stars (Class Ophiuroidea) (Baker); Sea urchins (Class Echinoidea) (Baker); Sea
cucumbers (Class Holothurioidea) (Rowe). (Issued by the Handbooks Committee on behalf of the
South Australian Government and published by favour of the honourable the Premier D O Tonkin, M.P. 1st
February 1982) No ISBN. Used book. Softcover book. 491 pages. Covers worn on edges and corners. Foxing on
edges of pages. Else very good.
Sea Snakes -by- Harold Heatwole (Australian Natural History Series). UNSW 1999. ISBN 0868407763. Marine Biology.
This book describes the varieties and distributions of sea snakes, how they go about their daily lives underwater, what they eat and
what eats them, and how they reproduce and grow; it also discusses how sea snakes cope with excess salt and scarcity of fresh water,
and how they adjust to living at depth and enduring long periods without breathing; the nature of their venom and how it functions
in subduing large, active prey is also explained. Illustrated with tables, diagrams, black and white and colour photographs. Used
softcover book. 148 pages. (University of New South Wales Press Ltd. Sydney. 1999) Written gift inscription with a number on half
title page. Corners of cover are bumped. Else very good. Weight 550 grams.
Sharks And Rays -by- Timothy V Tricas, Kevin Deacon, Peter Last, John E McCosker, Terence I Walker, Leighton Taylor -consultant editor-
Leighton Taylor. ISBN 0864490941.
Marine Biology. A field guide to the sharks and rays with information on their intelligence; highly developed senses; their biology,
behviour and ecology; also covers the problem of their exploitation and details measures taken to conserve these unique creatures.
Illustrated in full colour. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket as issued. 288 pages. (Reader's Digest. Sydney. 1997) In AS NEW condition.
Weight 1.1 kilograms.
Shells of New Guinea and The Central Indo-Pacific -by- Alan Hinton. (published jointly by Robert Brown & Associates
Pty Ltd. Port Moresby -and- The Jacaranda Press. Milton, Qld. 1972) No ISBN. Used book. Hardcover book in dust jacket. 84 pages.
Dust jacket bumped on edges and chipped at both ends of spine. Foxing on dust jacket, first and last few pages and edges of pages. Else very good.
Success With Cichlids From Lakes Malawi and Tanganyika Keeping and Breeding African Cichlids -by- Sabine Melke.
ISBN 0866224890. 1993 English Edition. Translated -by- U Erich Friese. Every topic of importance relating to the world of
the fascinating and colourful fishes from Africa's Lake Malawi and Lake Tanganyika: setting up aquaria; water quality maintenance;
food requirements; history and description of the lakes themselves; breeding requirements; diseases and parasites. Illustrated
with over 150 full colour photographs and drawings. Used hardcover book. No dust jacket as issued. 192 pages. (T.F.H. Publications Inc. 1993)
Corners of covers bumped. Else in fine condition. Weight 820 grams.
The Complete Divers' & Fishermen's Guide To Coastal Fishes Of South-Eastern Australia (2000)
-by- Rudie H Kuiter. ISBN 1875169857. Australian Fishes. Australia's south-east coast stretches from the Coral Sea
off Queensland to Tasmania's east coast and includes the New Zealand area; the range of fish species gradually changes
from tropical in the north to temperate in the south, and often fluctuates with habitats varying greatly. Outline drawings
illustrate typical members of most of the fish families included in this book; every fish is photographed in colour with
accompanying information. Used paperback book in clear plastic sleeve. 440 pages. (Gary Allen Pty Ltd, Smithfield N.S.W.
2000) In very good condition. A very heavy book: weight is 1.8 kilograms.
The Crustaceans of South Australia Parts I and II 1927-1929 -by- Herbert Hale. Handbook of the
Flora and Fauna of South Australia. (Issued by the Handbooks Committee on behalf of the South Australian
Government and published by favour of the Honorable the Premier D A Dunstan, Q.C., M.P. Adelaide. 1976) Used
paperback book. 380 pages. Covers are sunned. Foxing on edges of pages. Else very good.
The Fresh and Salt Water Fishes of The World -by- Edward Migdalski and George Fichter.
More than 500 full-colour illustrations and 186 drawings -by- Norman Weaver. (A Borzoi Book. Alfred A Knopf Inc.
New York. 1976) ISBN 0394492390. Used hardcover book in dust jacket. 316 pages. Dust jacket is worn on
upper edge with small chips and tears. Light foxing on endpapers and edges of pages. Else very good. Weighs 2 kilograms.
Whales Dolphins and Porpoises The Visual Guide to All The World's Cetaceans -by- Mark Carwardine.
ISBN 0732250668. Collins Eyewitness Handbooks. Illustrated -by- Martin Camm. A Dorling Kindersley Book.
Superb annotated illustrations or photographs accompanied by concise informative descriptions of the world's
cetaceans. Used softcover book. Card covers. 256 pages. (HarperCollins Publishers. Pymble, NSW. 1995) Remains of a
sticker on reverse of front free endpaper. Small tear to outer edge of front free endpaper. A few marks on upper
edge of pages. Some creases in the covers. Else in very good condition. Weight 600 grams.
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