[Annelida] Ganga River new book, includes Annelida

Geoff Read via annelida%40net.bio.net (by g.read from niwa.co.nz)
Mon Jul 9 14:54:47 EST 2007

FYI. Contact <hnesemann2000 from yahoo.co.in> for further information.

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Subject: Information about new book with Annelida
Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2007 08:57:03 +0100 (BST)
From: Hasko Nesemann <hnesemann2000 from yahoo.co.in>
To: g.read from niwa.co.nz

The following book will be released from tomorrow

Aquatic Invertebrates of the Ganga River System
(Mollusca, Annelida, Crustacea [in part])

Hasko Nesemann, Subodh Sharma, Gopal Sharma, Sanjay
Nath Khanal, Bandana Pradhan, Deep Narayan Shah, Ram
Devi Tachamo

The book contains 227 species which were collected and
studied by the authors during the last decade. They
are illustrated with 748 figures from freshwater,
brackish water and semiaquatic habitats with 76 plates
including 12 colored plates. The Mollusca are
altogether represented with 108 species, 49 Bivalvia
and 59 Gastropoda.  The Annelida were recorded with 6
Polychaeta, 70 Oligochaeta and 33 Hirudinida. The
Crustacea are included with 10 examples of
Branchiopoda, Mysidacea, Amphipoda, Isopoda and few
Decapoda crabs. 19 new invertebrate species are
described. The work may be used for identification of
species with the help of figures. Instead of using
only text descriptions, one can simply compare the
invertebrates with the figures to get a first result
with the pictorial catalogue. Ecological assessment
approach is described with the application of
different indices.

The book covers the territory of Nepal, northern
India, Bangladesh and Bhutan.

ISBN 978-99946-2-674-8, Hardcover, 263 pp. A4-size,
published 10th July 2007, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Price: Nepali Rupees 1500,-, Indian Rupees 1000,-,
EURO 60,-, USD 85,-

Hasko Friedrich NESEMANN

M.Sc. Environmental Sciences

Aquatic Ecology Centre
Dep. of Biology & Environmental Sciences
Kathmandu University
P.O.Box. No.: 6250
Dhulikhel, Kavre district, Nepal

phone: 00977-11-661511
fax:   00977-11-61443
mobile: 9841513563
email: hnesemann2000 from yahoo.co.in

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