Author: Hiroyuki Motomura
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: catalogue, polynemid, species, date, illustrated, annotated, world, family, polynemidae, threadfins
Number of Pages: 144
Published: 2004-11-26
ISBN-10: 9251051283
ISBN-13: 9789251051283

Describes 41 species belonging to 8 genera. Introductory section includes general remarks on habitat and fisheries of the family, a glossary of technical terms, an illustrated key to each genus and all species, and a detailed account for all species. Species accounts include an illustration of each species, scientific and vernacular names, and information on habitat, biology, fisheries, size, relevant literature and distribution. Following the species accounts are a list of nominal species in the family, a table of species by major marine fishing areas, and color plates.