The text is fully sourced and maintains a clear, readable style for readers without specialised knowledge of crays. Environmental management , anatomy and identification are covered, a glossary of technical terms and an index are included. Diagrams and the excellent colour plates of live crays or habitats have been placed next to the relevant text. Some plates are the first published colour photographs of rare or poorly known species.
The cover is conspicuous for easy identification and laminated for hard wear; there is no dust jacket. The tough water-repellent cover enables the book to be used in field conditions with reduced risk of damage.
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The Australian Crayfish Genus Euastacus.First Released 1998
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Contents, Corrigenda, Preface. Pp. i-vi.
The Hon. Sir William Macleay, Kt., F.L.S., M.L.C. Pp. vii-li.
Spencer, W. Baldwin: Contributions to our knowledge of Ceratodus. Part I. – The Blood Vessels. Pp. 1-34, plates i-v.
Hutton, F. W.: The Pliocene Mollusca of New Zealand. Pp. 35-92, plates vi-ix.
Haswell, William A.: A Monograph of the Temnocephaleae. Pp. 93-152, plates x-xv.
Haswell, William A.: On an apparently New Type of the Platyhelminthes (Trematoda?). Pp. 153-158, plate xvi.
Parker, T. Jeffery & Rich, Josephine G.: Observations on the Myology of Palinurus Edwardsii, Hutton. Pp. 159-178, plates xvii-xxi.
Wilson, J. T. & Martin, C. J.: Observations upon the Anatomy of the Muzzle of the Ornithorhyncus. Pp. 179-189, plates xxii-xxiii.
Wilson, J. T. & Martin, C. J.: On the peculiar Rod-like Tactile Organs in the Integument and Mucous Membrane of the Muzzle of Ornithorhyncus. Pp. 190-200, plates xxiv-xxvi.
Hedley, C.: On Parmacochlea Fischeri, Smith. Pp. 201-204, plate xxvii.
Tate, Ralph: On the Geographic Relations of the Floras of Norfolk and Lord Howe Islands. Pp. 205-221.
Baron von Mueller: Notes on an Undescribed Acacia from New South Wales. Pp. 222-225, plate xxviii.
Baron von Mueller: Description of a New Hakea from Eastern New South Wales. Pp. 226-227, plate xxix.
Etheridge, R., Jnr.: A Description of some Weapons and Implements of the Alligator Tribe, Port Essington, North Australia. Pp. 228-251, plates xxx-xxxv.
Cobb, N. A.: Nematodes, mostly Australian and Fijian. Pp. 252-308, plates xxxvi-xlii.
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