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Swimming on the Edge of Extinction - The Perilous State of the Indigenous Freshwater Fish of the Western Cape (Paperback) Loot Price: R188
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Swimming on the Edge of Extinction - The Perilous State of the Indigenous Freshwater Fish of the Western Cape (Paperback)

Craig Garrow, Sean Marr

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This book covers all currently recognized freshwater fish species that are indigenous to the Western Cape. Each species account is illustrated with exceptional photographs of fish in their natural environment together with descriptions of the distribution, biology, status and threats to the species. The book contains descriptions of major river catchments of the Western Cape, each illustrated with maps and photographs of important and picturesque mountain stream habitats. Easy-to-follow chapters summarise the range of threats to the indigenous freshwater fishes of the western Cape and provide strategies to halt and reverse their decline. Swimming on the edge of extinction will interest conservationists, biologists, ecologists, freshwater fisherman and all those who value the beautiful natural environment of the Western Cape. The book will motivate amateurs, professionals and the person in the street to take action and contribute towards conserving the remaining freshwater fish populations of the province.

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Imprint: Nisc (Pty) Ltd (National Inquiry Services Centre)
Country of origin: South Africa
Release date: August 2012
Authors: Craig Garrow • Sean Marr
Dimensions: 245 x 170 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 94
ISBN-13: 978-1-920033-13-2
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Books > Earth & environment > The environment > Conservation of the environment > Conservation of wildlife & habitats > Endangered species & extinction of species
Books > Science & Mathematics > Biology, life sciences > Zoology & animal sciences > Vertebrates > Fishes (ichthyology)
LSN: 1-920033-13-0
Barcode: 9781920033132

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