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Shore fishes of Easter Island

John E. Randall

Shore fishes of Easter Island

by John E. Randall

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Published by University of Hawaiʻi Press in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Identification,
  • Marine fishes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn E. Randall and Alfredo Cea
    ContributionsCea, Alfredo
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL636.5.C5 R36 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 164 p. :
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25085217M
    ISBN 109780824835644
    LC Control Number2010048823

    Green Island Tours & Travel offers award-winning small group tours, private tours, cruise ship shore excursions and complete travel package deals, covering every possible site of interest on Easter Island. We are proud winners of TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence for the last 3 years running and take great care in providing an outstanding.   Whatever happened on Easter Island, it wasn't good. Polynesians landed there, farmed, thrived, built their famous statues, and then things went .

    First published in , this work provides information on that most mysterious of islands - Easter Island (Rapa Nui). It details Routledge's journey by yacht from England to South America, around Patagonia to Chile and on to Easter Island, giving an account of its life, history and folklore. In the book, Routledge and her companions explore the secret caves, ancient roads, pyramid platforms. Despite a week that included heavy doses of wind, record setting cold temperatures and a fair amount of rain, there were some positive developments on the fishing front. Fluke are a viable target all around the Island, porgies are big and plentiful and settling into their typical spring haunts, and blues are spread out and not around in the.

    The ocellated eagle ray (Aetobatus ocellatus) is a species of cartilaginous fish in the eagle ray family is found in the tropical Indo-West Pacific region. In the past it was included in the spotted eagle ray (A. narinari), a species restricted to the Atlantic after the split.. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Aetobatus ocellatusFamily: Myliobatidae. Unless you’ve spent hours researching, exploring Easter Island on your own can be tricky. Leave planning transport and activities to a guide with a combo package that features two full-day excursions that, between them, reveal the best of the historic outpost.5/5(K).


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Shore fishes of Easter Island by John E. Randall Download PDF EPUB FB2

Shore Fishes of Easter Island puts all of these fishes in one beautifully illustrated book with introductory chapters (Historical Review, Zoogeography, Marine Conservation, Materials and Methods). Read more Read lessCited by:   Knowing that very few species of fishes had been reported for Easter Island, John Randall went there in Much has been written on the origin of its first inhabitants and the enormous stone statues they carved and erected, but little exists on the island's : Shore Fishes of Easter Island puts all of these fishes in one beautifully illustrated book with introductory chapters (Historical Review, Zoogeography, Marine Conservation, Materials and Methods).

color by:   Shore Fishes of Easter Island presents a concise, well-written account of the island’s fish community. The 57 families are presented in phylogenetic order, each briefly introduced with a section that includes its salient morphometric and meristic features, distribution, and pertinent references.

Forty-four new species of fishes have been described, of which 25 are in scientific papers by Randall or by Randall and coauthors.

Shore Fishes of Easter Island puts all of these fishes in one Shore fishes of Easter Island book illustrated book with introductory chapters (Historical Review, Zoogeography, Marine Conservation, Materials and Methods).Format: Hardback.

First published inthis new edition of Shore Fishes of Hawai'i updates our knowledge of Hawaiian fishes and has been expanded to include species. All are illustrated by the author's superb color photographs.

The most important characteristics to identify a fish are given as well as the size attained and its distribution. J.E. Randall & A. Cea The total number of Easter Island shore fishes to a depth of meters is only species, but an astounding percent are known only from the island, second only to the Hawaiian Islands in the percentage of endemic fishes.

This volume puts all of these fishes in one beautifully illustrated reference. They published the Rapanui names of fishes in The total number of Easter Island shore fishes to a depth of meters is only species. However, an astounding percent are known only from the island, second only to the Hawaiian Islands in the percentage of endemic fishes.

Shore Fishes of Easter Island John E. Randall and Alfredo Cea Published by University of Hawai'i Press Cea, John E. Randall and by: Shore Fishes of Easter Island, John E. Randall & Alfredo Cea Egaña Article (PDF Available) in Gayana 75(2) December with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Shore Fishes of Easter Island is a new guidebook of marine fish written by John Randall and Alfredo Cea and published by University of Hawaii Press. When most people think of Easter Island they invariably think of Moai, the monolithic heads of Easter Island, or the cautionary tale of the runaway deforestation of the Rapanui culture which left the entire island completely denuded of any trees, but not us.

Shore Fishes of Easter Island puts all of these fishes in one beautifully illustrated book with introductory chapters (Historical Review, Zoogeography, Marine Conservation, Materials and Methods). Nature Science Nonfiction. Shore Fishes of Easter Island puts all of these fishes in one beautifully illustrated book with introductory chapters (Historical Review, Zoogeography, Marine Conservation, Materials and Methods).

Contributors; John E. Randall has described new fishes--more coral-reef species than anyone else in history. He has authored publications in marine biology, 9 of which are regional guides on the fishes of the. Shore Fishes of Easter Island presents a concise, well-written account of the island's fish community.

The 57 families are presented in phylogenetic order, each briefly introduced with a section that includes its salient morphometric and meristic features, distribution, and pertinent references.

Shore Fishes of Easter Island puts all of these fishes in one beautifully illustrated book with introductory chapters (Historical Review, Zoogeography, Marine Conservation, Materials and Methods).

Shore fishes of Easter Island. [John E Randall; Alfredo Cea] Book: All Authors / Contributors: John E Randall; Alfredo Cea. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: --Checklist of the Shore and Epipelagic Fishes of Easter Island. Easter Island (Rapanui) is the most remote inhabited island in the Pacific Ocean and the easternmost in Oceania.

Much has been written on the origin of its first inhabitants and the enormous stone statues they carved and erected, but little exists. out of 5 stars A concise field guide to Easter Island reef and shore fishes Reviewed in the United States on I read this book and the startling thing is that even though Easter Island, the island of the moai statues, has a small number of shallow-water, inshore marine fishes ( species), it is second only to the Hawaiian Islands in the proportion of shallow-water marine fishes that are endemic.5/5(2).

The Easter Island ecoregion harbors the easternmost coral systems of the Polynesia and is considered a biodiversity hotspot with high levels of endemism.

Because most efforts concentrated on coastal, benthic surveys, little is known about the distribution and species composition of pelagic predators near Easter Island. While large pelagics are part of the traditional Rapa Nui diet, inshore fish and invertebrates have also made their way into the diet.

Official records of fisheries catches in what is now the Easter Island Province of Chile, which also includes the uninhabited island of Salas y Gomez.

The most common, and luckily also one of the most tasty fish, is called nanue. On a good day, you might catch quite a few! How Easter Island locals eat fish in the countryside.

Make a strong fire and cover it with stones. Open the fish by pressing a finger behind one of the two front side fins and tear it open. Rip out the intestines of all of. The most authoritative book on Hawaiian petroglyphs is Petroglyphs of Hawaii, by Likeke R.

McBride. Judith Sutcliffe, Electric Typographer (), has also published some Hawaii petroglyphs. The Hawaiian figures are engraved in lava. There are some “stick” like figures similar to the Waianae inscriptions found on the Big Hawaiian : Clyde Winters.The tiny pearl of mystery in the vast Pacific Ocean known to most as Easter Island was called the Navel of the World by its ancient people.

You will see why, as cruising here will take days, with nothing else around than ocean. Cruise into a world of ancient mysteries in an unforgettable shore excursion trip, visiting all of the Easter.