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ISBN: 0 646 15939 9
For the first time, a guide to the conspicuous algae found in the streams and lakes of Australia. Spectacular photographs and simple illustrated keys allow easy identification. Over 300 colour photographs, supplemented by elegant hand-drawings, display the beauty and diversity of more than 120 genera of freshwater algae. The easy-to-read text and computer-generated identification icons cover 96 genera in detail. This is an essential reference for naturists, students, water-managers, scientists, in fact anyone interested in the extraordinary but until now hidden world of freshwater algae.Most algae genera occur throughout the world, so the guide will find application in almost every country country. It is truly a world first.