Rome : Food & Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2012.
Book — xii, 610 p. : ill., col. maps ; 25 cm.
This field guide covers major animal groups of the southern and eastern Mediterranean Sea, including crustaceans, mollusks, sea urchins, fishes, sea turtles and marine mammals that can be encountered in fisheries landing, on the market, or at sea. Each species accounts includes scientific nomenclature, FAO common names, size habitat and biology, importance to fisheries, and distribution, as well as annotated illustrations highlighting relevant diagnostic features. Tables comprising vernacular names from the countries covered by the guide are also included. (source: Nielsen Book Data)