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Author Saville-Kent, William, 1845-1908.

Title The Great Barrier Reef of Australia : its products and potentialities / by W. Saville-Kent
Published London : W.H. Allen, [1893]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL SPC  919.43 Sav/Gbr  LIB USE ONLY
 ADPML SPC  919.43 Sav/Gbr  LIB USE ONLY
Description xii, 387 pages, 64 leaves of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 36 cm
regular print
Contents Includes index
Summary p.321; Method of catching turtle by sucking fish; p.227; Aborigines employed in beche-de-mer fisheries; p.328; Method of capturing dugong, description of spear used; p.314; Remains of fishweir at Darnley Island; p.124; Native names for Torres Strait Islands
Notes "Containing- an account, ... of the corals and coral reefs, pearl and pearl-shell, beche-de-mer, other fishing industries, and the marine fauna of the Australian great barrier region"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Includes index
Subject Coral reef and islands
Coral reef biology -- Queensland -- Great Barrier Reef
Coral reef ecology -- Queensland -- Great Barrier Reef
Coral reefs and islands -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
Coral reefs and islands -- Australia -- Queensland.
Coral reefs and islands.
Corals -- Queensland -- Great Barrier Reef
Corals -- Australia -- Queensland.
Fisheries -- Australia -- Queensland.
Fisheries -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
Marine animals -- Queensland -- Great Barrier Reef
Marine animals -- Australia -- Queensland.
Marine animals -- Australia.
Natural history -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
Natural history.
Oyster fisheries -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
Trepang fisheries -- Australia -- Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
Trepang fishing -- Australia, Northern
Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)
LC no. 15012325