Hutchins, Barry and Swainston, Roger SEA FISHES OF SOUTHERN AUSTRALIA: Complete Field Guide for Anglers and Divers
Perth, Western Australia Swainston Publishing 1996 1862526613 / 9781862526617 Reprint Softcover Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
180pp., recto-page, identification colour plates. B/white line-drawn map of coastal southern Australian, plus several structural outlines of typical fish and deformed fish. Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped on heel. Colour-art (Roger Swainston) card wrapper mildly creased and edgeworn, else good. Textblock unmarked. Featuring meticulously detailed colour art identifying illustrations by internationally-acclaimed natural history artist Roger Swainston, this field guide to fishes of the southern half of Australia includes over 700 species, dangerous fishes, preservation, record sizes, edibility and dispersal. Also includes: Introduction, Classification, Identification, Plates, Acks., Appendices (1/ Family names. 2/ Unillustrated species.), Index. Book weight approx. 430g.