Fresh-Water Fishes of North Borneo
Fieldiana: Zoology Volume 45
Robert F Inger & Chin Phui Kong
Although North Borneo, now the Malaysian state of Sabah, comprises about one tenth of Borneo's landmass, when this research was carried out, it included one third of the primary frsh-water fishes of the island, many of which were unique to this area. This came about because of North Borneo's drainage system not being connected to the rest of the Malayo-Indonesian landmass at times of fluctuations in sea levels. The work was designed not only to be of help to the academic biologist, but to the amateur as well. It contains numerous maps, line drawings of the major species and some black and white plates. One of the purposes of the work was to identify fishes suitable for fish culture so there is also a chapter on Fresh-water Fish Culture in North Borneo. Very Good Paperback. Revised Edition. Originally published in 1962 268 pages a list of references, an index to local names of fishes and a general index. There is also a supplementary 47 page chapter by CK Chin with updated information and line drawings 268 pages a list of references, an index to local names of fishes and a general index.
Weight: 1.0 kg Post free within Malaysia
Published by Sabah Society.1990.
Condition: The cover has minimal wear and there is minor scuffing on the text block. There are faint traces of damp on a front end paper. Otherwise The binding is tight, the text clear and there is very faint tanning of the pages.