The Fishes of New Zealand – Edited by Clive C Roberts, Andrew L Stewart and Carl D Struthers

The Fishes of New Zealand Edited by Clive C Roberts, Andrew L Stewart and Carl D Struthers Published by Te…

The Fishes of New Zealand

Edited by Clive C Roberts, Andrew L Stewart and Carl D Struthers

Published by Te Papa Press, November 2015 – ISBN 9780994104168 – RRP $250
The most detailed reference to the fishes of New Zealand ever published – definitive and completely illustrated. nz rrp (incl. gst): $250 (Please check the Te Papa Press link below for pricing). Date: Early November 2015. extent: 2,000pp over 4 volumes. format: 320 mm x 230 mm (portrait) binding: 4 hardback volumes in a slipcase
illustrations: All 1250+ species photographed or illustrated isbn: 9780994104168

Publication date November 2015

Orders can be placed at this link: Te Papa Press – Fishes of New Zealand


Explore, discover and identify every known species of New Zealand fish in this encyclopaedic and beautifully illustrated guide.

The Fishes of New Zealand represents the culmination of decades of collecting and taxonomic research by scientists based at New Zealand’s national museum, Te Papa, in collaboration with specialists worldwide. It reveals the history, diversity and biogeography of the region’s rich freshwater and ocean life across four cased, easy-to-navigate volumes.

Comprising thorough and accessible descriptions of each of the 1250+ species found in New Zealand waters, this unique title introduces many newly discovered and identified specimens, and over 140 species new to the area. Each species features diagnostic, taxonomic, distribution and biological detail, accompanied by richly produced photographs, maps and illustrations.

This landmark publication is an indispensable reference for researchers, conservationists, professional and recreational fishers, and anyone interested in the unique aquatic biodiversity of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Explore, discover and identify every known species of New Zealand fish in this encyclopaedic and beautifully illustrated guide.

The Fishes of New Zealand represents the culmination of decades of collecting and taxonomic research by scientists based at New Zealand’s national museum, Te Papa, in collaboration with specialists worldwide. It reveals the history, diversity, and biogeography of the region’s rich freshwater and ocean life across New Zealand’s vast aquatic environments.

Comprising thorough and accessible descriptions of each of the more than 1250 species found in New Zealand waters, this essential four-volume book introduces many newly discovered and identified specimens, and over 140 species new to the area. Each species features diagnostic, taxonomic, distribution and biological detail, accompanied by richly produced photographs, maps, and illustrations.

This landmark publication is an indispensable reference for researchers, conservationists, professional and recreational fishers, and anyone interested in the unique aquatic biodiversity of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Dr Clive Roberts has been Curator of Fishes and leader of the fish team at the National Museum and Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa since 1992. Clive is an experienced field worker who has led numerous expeditions sampling New Zealand fish faunas, with teams of scientists using scuba in coastal waters and commercial and research vessels offshore in the deep sea.

Publisher: Te Papa Press
ISBN-10 0994104162
ISBN-13 9780994104168
Media: Book
Format: Hardcover
Illustrations: Yes
Pages: 2008
Year: 2015
Country of Publication: New Zealand
Edited by Clive Roberts, Andrew L. Stewart, Carl D. Struthers
Publication Date: 2015-11-12
Language: English
Short Title: MAO-FISHES OF NEW ZEALAND 4V
Author: Clive Roberts
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