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Commercial and mass cephalopods of the world ocean: a manual for identification
Filippova, J.A.; Alekseev, D.O.; Bizikov, V.A.; Khromov, D.N. (1997). Commercial and mass cephalopods of the world ocean: a manual for identification. VNIRO Publishing: Moskow. ISBN 5-85382-167-9. 271 pp.

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  • Filippova, J.A.
  • Alekseev, D.O.
  • Bizikov, V.A.
  • Khromov, D.N.

    This book is the first manual in the home literature on the cephalopods of the Word Ocean. The designation on all groups of Cephalopoda Class is given as well as the determining tables of the orders, families, genera and, in some cases, species. The main attention in this book is devoted to the commercial and mass species of cuttlefishes, squids and octopuses. For each species the Latin, Russian and foreign names, brief characteristics of morphology, biology and distribution as well as the data on fishery are given. The book is illustrated by the numerous figures. It is destined for the use on the fishing vessels. This manual is of interest for the wide circle of the specialists in marine biology, teachers, students, zoologists and naturalists.

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