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Crabs of the China Seas

Ai-yun,Dai and Yang Si-liang

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ISBN 10: 3540157190 / ISBN 13: 9783540157199
Published by China Ocean Press/Springer-Verlag, Beijing/Berlin, 1991
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1st edition thus. Quarto; 22, 682 pages illustrated. Very Good copy (light edgewear & rubbing to covers, 1/4" split to crown of spine). With 368 figures. Next day shipping. Celebrating our 20th year - all domestic orders ship with Delivery Confirmation Tracking Number - Images available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # 13020

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Title: Crabs of the China Seas

Publisher: China Ocean Press/Springer-Verlag, Beijing/Berlin

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st.

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This reference work offers a detailed description of crab fauna in the China Seas. The book consists of two parts, the first of which includes a brief historical review of the scientific research in this field, as well as a general discussion of the ecology, morphology, economic significance and systematics of these crustaceans. The second part describes 601 species, of which 70 are newly recorded for the China Seas. Morphological characteristics, habitat, and geographical distribution are given for each species, and a key to families, genera and species is provided.

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