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Lake Tanganyika Cichlids

 LAKE TANGANYIKA CICHLIDS

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1 84286 036 4

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LAKE TANGANYIKA CICHLIDS by Frank Schnediewind

Interpet Publishers 2002 Hardback in near perfect condition (RRP £7.99) Our Price £4.35 plus £3 UK postage

Lake Malawi Cichlids

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1 84286 035 6

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LAKE MALAWI CICHLIDS by Peter Bredell

Interpet Publishers 2002 Hardback in near perfect condition (RRP £7.99) Our Price £4.35 plus £3 UK postage

Fishes of Lake Tanganyika TANGAN

 

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Fishes of Lake Tanganyika

Pierre Brichard. HB pp448  TFH

Superbly well written by the foremost expert on these species. Fully illustrated

Our Price £ 14.90 plus £4.90 postage

WEST AFRICAN FRESHWATER FISH WESTAFRICAN 12

 

 

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0 582 60426 5

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WEST AFRICAN FRESHWATER FISH

by M. Holden and W. Reed

In the series West African Nature Handbooks by Longman. 1972 Succinct, very well illustrated  little pocketbook listing species, catching methods and some advice on keeping these fishes in aquaria

Our Price including UK postage £23 50

This is the first book on the classification of the Lake Malawi cichlids from Tanzania, amongst which a number of new discoveries have been made.

Lake Malawi cichlids from Tanzania TANZANIA

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 (ISBN: 3931328007 / 3-931328-00-7)

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Lake Malawi cichlids from Tanzania

A. Spreinat, Gottingen, 1995.

1st British Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 316pp. inc. references and index. The cover is slightly bumped on the top edges, otherwise the book is in excellent condition. It is profusely illustrated with more than 550 beautiful underwater colour photographs mostly taken by the author. Before 1990 Lake Malawi cichlids used to come mainly from Malawi.

£19.80 including Recorded Delivery postage in the UK

Fishes of Lake Kariba, Africa ZAMBIA

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Fishes of Lake Kariba, Africa (Zambia)

by Eugene K. Balon. HB. TFH  145 pages. VERY RARE BOOK

Very slight damage to to top right front cover as can be seen, otherwise in good condition.

 

The Fishes and Fisheries of the Gold Coast

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The Fishes and Fisheries of the Gold Coast

F. R. Irvine,  216 illustrations and an “Account of the Fishing Industry,” by A. P. Brown and “Classification & Keys for the Identification of the Fishes,” by the late J. R. Norman & E. Trewavas, British Museum (Natural History).The Crown Agents for the Colonies, of London,  1947 FIRST EDITION.

£35 plus £3 part UK postage

Common Freshwater Fishes of East Africa EASTAF

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Common Freshwater Fishes of East Africa  

by Hugh Copley. HB pp 172 Dust cover soiled but book in very good condition. Published in 1958 by Witherby of London

Our Price. £40.00 plus £3.00 UK postage

Plain Blue cloth covered boards with gold embossing on spine

THE GAME FISHES OF AFRICA

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THE GAME FISHES OF AFRICA

by Hugh Copley

Covers Fresh and Salt water species. HB pp 276. Witherby 1952

A SUPERB old hardback book as relevant today as the day it was published. Beautifully line illustrated plus some B & W pictures No dust cover on actual book

One copy only £11.00 plus £5 Recorded UK postage

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The Fishes of Zanzibar ZANZIBAR REPRINT

 

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  1142988694
9781142988692

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The Fishes of Zanzibar,

REPRINT (2010)
by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Gnther, Robert Lambert Playfair

Nabu Press.REPRINT (2010)
 
£16 plus £3.00 UK postage

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The Fishes of Zanzibar

ZANZIBAR ORIGINAL 1866

 

  The Fishes of Zanzibar,

ORIGINAL EDITION 
by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Gnther, Robert Lambert Playfair

John van Voorst,, London:, 1866. Binding is Hardcover. 21 lithographed plates (6 hand-colored; 2 are loose; a dampstain to a lower blank corner of most, not affecting images; minor foxing to a few) and 10 engravings in text. 4to, pp. xiv, 153, original cloth (faded; 3 corners lightly bumped; tips of corners worn; some splitting to lower front edge & upper rear edge of spine; paper residue to margin of rear cover near spine; minor spotting to heel of spine; a short tear to ends of spine; paper on front inner hinge cracked; owner's handstamps to front flyleaf, title & a page; an inner joint partially open; a small piece missing from upper blank margin of a page; a short marginal tear to a page). Rare. Describes fishes off the east coast of Africa. Wood p. 520;

Our Price £1,800.00

African Freshwater Fishes - excluding Cichlidae. Taxonomic Classification.  NEWCLOFFA

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African Freshwater Fishes - excluding Cichlidae. Taxonomic Classification. NEWCLOFFA £19.90

0 906301 94 7

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African Cichlids 2001. Taxonomic Classification. AFCIC

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African Cichlids 2001. Taxonomic Classification.

 AFCIC  £19.90

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African Cichlids of Lake Tanganyika AFCICTAN

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African Cichlids of Lake Tanganyika

A very good HB book on these special cichlids

Our price £12 plus £3. UK postage

Field Guide to the Commercial Marine Resources of The Gulf of Guinea.  FAOGUINE

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Field Guide to the Commercial Marine Resources of The Gulf of Guinea. 
ISBN 9251030480 
FAO. 1990. 28cm. Pp.278. colour photos, line illustrations. Paperback. This field guide covers the major resource groups likely to be encountered in the fisheries of the area.  An annotated checklist of sharks, batoid fishes, chimaeras, bony fishes and marine mammals as well as a list of important references are appended. Price: £38.00

Field Guide to the Living Marine Resources of Namibia

FAO 7

 

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Field Guide to the Living Marine Resources of Namibia. 
9251043450 
FAO. 1999. 28cm. Pp.298. 88 colour photos, line illustrations. Paperback. This field guide covers the major resource groups likely to be encountered in the fisheries of Namibia.  An annotated checklist of sharks, batoid fishes, chimaeras, bony fishes and marine mammals as well as a list of important references are appended. The introduction and guide sections are fully indexed. 
Price: £48.00 
Rift Lake Cichlids RLC

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Rift Lake Cichlids

  by Glen S.Axelrod 

TFH. 1979 pp95 Hardboard laminated cover and very well illustrated and photographic content

Our Price £7.50 plus £1.90 postage

A Fishkeepers Guide to African and Asian Catfishes AFACATS

 

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A Fishkeepers Guide to African and Asian Catfishes

  by David Sands and Dick Mills in the Tetra Press series of Hardback Pocketbooks. 116 pages. Fully colour illustrated . NEW.

Our Price including Postage  £6.99

 

Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of Africa. MRACCLOFFA

 

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CLOFFA 1, 2, and 4

Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of Africa.

  Multiple authorship

MRAC  ORMSTON

Paris 1986

3 volumes £ 59.00

This book has information and advice to help you take good care of your Lake Malawi Cichlids. Life cycles, size and appearance, traits and more.....Lake Malawi Cichlids MALAWI1

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Lake Malawi Cichlids (NEW and Second User Copies)

This book has information and advice to help you take good care of your Lake Malawi Cichlids. Life cycles, size and appearance, traits and more.....
Expert advice on purchase, Keeping them in your aquarium, feeding and general care. Appreciating Lake Malawi Cichlids observing their behaviour in your tank.
Cichlids are very popular among hobbyists. Lake Malawi contains more species than any other location in Africa.
This book has a special chapter on maintaining the aquarium.
95 pages great colour photographs

Our Price £9.60 plus £2.90 Postage

NEW        £12 plus  £2.90 Postage 

Lake Tanganyikan Cichlids. TANGAN1

 

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Lake Tanganyikan Cichlids

A Complete Pet Owners Manual by Mark Philip Smith. 97 pages

Barrons. New .1998

 £8.99 plus £2.61 postage
African Cichlids  Afcichs2

 

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African Cichlids 

An Interpet guide by Dr.Paul Loiselle.  

Hardback 116 pp.

£4.90 plus £3.20 postage

 

Tanzania Freshwater

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Field Guide to the Freshwater fishes of Tanzania

£60.00 David Eccles

This field guide includes the freshwater fishes of present or potential interest to, or likely to be encountered in, fisheries in Tanzania. There are background remarks on the fauna and a basic introduction to taxonomy.

Tanzania

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Field Guide to the Commercial Marine Resources of Tanzania

£80.00

This field guide includes the marine and brackish-water species of bony fishes, sharks, batoid fishes, lobsters, shrimps, cephalopods and marine turtles believed to be of interest to fisheries in

 

Senegal and Gambia

ISBN: 

92-5-202747-5

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 G

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Guide des ressources halieutiques du Sénégal et de la Gambie (espéces marines et d'eaux saumâtres).
Bellemans M.; A. Sagna; W. Fischer; N. Scialabba.
Fiches FAO d'identification des espéces pour les besoins de la péche.

Rome, FAO 1988. 227 p.
Le document présente les ressources halieutiques (marines et d'eaux saumâtres) du Sénégal et de la Gambie avec des guides pour leur identification et, pour chaque espèce, les informations suivantes: nom scientifique et synonymes les plus courants, noms communs locaux et FAO (anglais, espagnol et francais), taille maximale, méthodes de capture et habitat. Abondantes sont les illustrations en noir et en couleurs. Un index alphabétique de tous les noms utilisés est inclus.

£85.00

Guide to Malawi Cichlids  Malacics3

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Guide to Malawi Cichlids 

by David E Boruchowitz. TFH Publication 2003 . 

64 Photographic quality pages

£4.90 plus £3.20 postage

 

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