Catalogo de los Crustaceos Decapodos de las Islas Canarias: Gambas, Langostas, Cangrejos [Catalogue of Decapod Crustaceans of the Canary Islands: Praw

Catalogo de los Crustaceos Decapodos de las Islas Canarias: Gambas, Langostas, Cangrejos [Catalogue of Decapod Crustaceans of the Canary Islands: Praw

By: Jose Antonio Gonzalez Perez (author), Lipke B. Holthuis (foreword_author)Hardback

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This identification guide, illustrated with superb original photographs, deals with species of decapod crustaceans - shrimp, lobsters and crabs - of â â the Canary Islands. With simple and entertaining texts for each species it describes habitat, ecological relationships known in the islands and their zoogeographic environment, facts of interest, and factors threatening these crustaceans. A historical background of Carcinology in the Canaries and extensive bibliography are included, along with considerations on the classification of the Decapods, which give the work a great informative value. As a result, it is suitable for students and nature lovers in general to begin or complete their understanding of the bioecology of these crustaceans, and the coastline and deep marine environment in general. In the Canary Islands, knowledge of the marine ecosystem is vital to maintain the delicate balance between traditional human activities and the preservation of its extraordinary natural heritage.Summary in Spanish:Se trata de un catalogo, ilustrado con magnificas fotografias originales, que contiene las especies de Crustaceos Decapodos - gambas, langostas y cangrejos - del area de Canarias. Mediante textos sencillos y amenos, para cada especie se describen el habitat y las relaciones ecologicas conocidas en las Islas y su entorno zoogeografico, asi como el posible interes y los factores de amenaza. Los antecedentes historicos de la Carcinologia en Canarias y la amplia bibliografia incluida, junto a consideraciones sobre la clasificacion de los Decapodos, dan a la obra gran valor divulgativo, resultando adecuada para que estudiantes y amantes de la Naturaleza en general se inicien o completen su comprension sobre la bioecologia de estos crustaceos y el medio marino litoral y profundo. En Canarias, el conocimiento del ecosistema marino es vital para mantener el delicado equilibrio existente entre las actividades humanas tradicionales y la preservacion de su extraordinario patrimonio natural.

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  • ISBN13: 9788492063123
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 282
  • ID: 9788492063123
  • ISBN10: 8492063122

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