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000393  Rau, N. and A. Rau,1980 Commercial marine fishes of the Central Philippines (bony fish). German Agency for Technical Cooperation, Germany. 623 pp. 388
001602  Myers, R.F.,1991 Micronesian reef fishes. Second Ed. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 298 p. 149
001830  Eschmeyer, W.N.,1990 Catalog of the genera of recent fishes. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, USA. 697 p.
002334  Randall, J.E., G.R. Allen and R.C. Steene,1990 Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii. 506 p. 211
002857  Herre, A.W.C.T. and A.F. Umali,1948 English and local common names of Philippine fishes. U. S. Dept. of Interior and Fish and Wildl. Serv. Circular No. 14, U. S. Gov't Printing Office, Washington. 128 p. 109
004517  Hureau, J.-C.,1991 La base de données GICIM : Gestion informatisée des collections ichthyologiques du Muséum. p. 225-227. In Atlas Préliminaire des Poissons d'Eau Douce de France. Conseil Supérieur de la Pêche, Ministère de l'Environnement, CEMAGREF et Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris.
005399  McManus, J.W., C.L. Nañola Jr., R.B. Reyes Jr. and K.N. Kesner,1992 Resource ecology of the Bolinao coral reef system. ICLARM Stud. Rev. 22:117 p. 88
005439  Randall, J.E.,1986 106 new records of fishes from the Marshall Islands. Bull. Mar. Sci. 38(1):170-252. 207;fig.41
005525  Kulbicki, M., G. Mou Tham, P. Thollot and L. Wantiez,1993 Length-weight relationships of fish from the lagoon of New Caledonia. Naga ICLARM Q. 16(2-3):26-29.
005756  Mohsin, A.K.M., M.A. Ambak and M.N.A. Salam,1993 Malay, English, and scientific names of the fishes of Malaysia. Occas. Publ. Fac. Fish. Mar. Sci. Univ. Pertanian Malays. 11:226 p.
006023  Allen, G.R. and R. Swainston,1992 Reef fishes of New Guinea: a field guide for divers, anglers and naturalists. Publication No. 8. Christensen Research Institute, Madang, Papua New Guinea. 132 p. 56
006026  Leblic, I. and M.-H. Teulières,1987 Systemes techniques et sociaux d'exploitation traditionnelle des ressources marines des pêcheurs kanaks du nord et du sud de la Calédonie. Rapport pour les Appels d'Offre Appartenance Régionale et Identité Culturelle 1983. Transmission des Savoirs 1984.
006365  Fouda, M.M. and G.V. Hermosa Jr.,1993 A checklist of Oman fishes. Sultan Qaboos University Press, Sultanate of Oman. 42 p.
006771  Kailola, P.J.,1991 The fishes of Papua New Guinea: a revised and annotated checklist. Vol. III. Gobiidae to Molidae. Research Bulletin No. 41, Research Section, Dept. of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Papua New Guinea. 153 p. 533
007323  Sinoda, M., P.Y. Lim and S.M. Tan,1978 Preliminary study of trash fish landed at Kangkar Fish Market in Singapore. Bull. Jap. Soc. Sci. Fish. 44(6):595-600. 597
007442  Eschmeyer, W.N.,1996 PISCES. The information in FishBase was derived by comparing FishBase with a preliminary version 2.0 of Eschmeyer's PISCES database, published on the Internet in November 1996, URL:gopher://
008631  Kuiter, R.H.,1992 Tropical reef-fishes of the western Pacific Indonesia and adjacent waters. Gramedia Pustaka Utama, Jakarta. 314 p. 87
008879  Francis, M.P.,1993 Checklist of the coastal fishes of Lord Howe, Norfolk, and Kermadec Islands, Southwest Pacific Ocean. Pac. Sci. 47(2):136-170. 162
009070  Wantiez, L.,1993 Les poissons des fonds meubles du lagon Nord et de la Baie de Saint-Vincent de Nouvelle-Calédonie: Description des peuplements, structure et fonctionnement des communautés. Ph.D. Thesis, Université d' Aix-Marseille II, France. 129
009710  Lieske, E. and R. Myers,1994 Collins Pocket Guide. Coral reef fishes. Indo-Pacific & Caribbean including the Red Sea. Haper Collins Publishers, 400 p. 54.13
011441  Randall, J.E.,1995 Coastal fishes of Oman. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii. 439 p. 240;fig.626
011897  Kulbicki, M., J.E. Randall and J. Rivaton,1994 Checklist of the fishes of the Chesterfield Islands (Coral Sea). Micronesica 27(1/2):1-43. 24
012846  Nguyen, H.P., P. Le Trong, N.T. Nguyen, P.D. Nguyen, N. Do Thi Nhu and V.L. Nguyen,1995 Checklist of marine fishes in Vietnam. Vol. 3. Order Perciformes, Suborder Percoidei, and Suborder Echeneoidei. Science and Technics Publishing House, Vietnam. 408
012880  Randall, J.E.,1997 Mullidae, goatfishes. In K.E. Carpenter and V. Niem (eds.) FAO Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes. The Western Central Pacific. (in preparation).
013236  Kulbicki, M. and J.T. Williams,1997 Checklist of the shorefishes of Ouvea Atoll, New Caledonia. Atoll Res. Bull. 444:26 p.
013277  Baranes, A. and D. Golani,1993 An annotated list of the deep-sea fishes collected in the northern Red Sea, Gulf of Aqaba. Isr.l J. Zool. 39:299-336. 310
013710  Carpenter, K.E., F. Krupp, D.A. Jones and U. Zajonz,1997 FAO species identification field guide for fishery purposes. Living marine resources of Kuwait, eastern Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. FAO, Rome. 293 p.
026066  Randall, J.E., H. Ida, K. Kato, R.L. Pyle and J.L. Earle,1997 Annotated checklist of inshore fishes of the Ogasawara Islands. Nat. Sci. Mus. Monogr. (11):1-74. 35
026282  Eschmeyer, W.N. (ed.),1998 Catalog of fishes. Special Publication, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco. 3 vols. 2905 p.
026367  Foale, S.,1998 What's in a name? An analysis of the West Nggela (Solomon Islands) fish taxonomy. SPC Traditional Marine Resource Management and Knowledge Information Bulletin No. 9:3-19. 12
026587  Letourneur, Y., M. Kulbicki and P. Labrosse,1998 Length-weight relationships of fish from coral reefs and lagoons of New Caledonia, southwestern Pacific Ocean: an update. Naga ICLARM Q. 21(4):39-46.
027307  Winterbottom, R. and R.C. Anderson,1997 A revised checklist of the epipelagic and shore fishes of the Chagos Archipelago, Central Indian Ocean. Ichthyol. Bull. Smith. Inst. (66):1-28. 12
027550  Mohsin, A.K.M. and M.A. Ambak,1996 Marine fishes and fisheries of Malaysia and neighbouring countries. University of Pertanian Malaysia Press, Serdang, Malaysia. 744 p. 381;fig.631
028618  Randall, J.E.,1997 Randall's tank photos. Collection of 10,000 large-format photos (slides) of dead fishes. Unpublished.
028620  Randall, J.E.,1997 Randall's underwater photos. Collection of almost 2,000 underwater photos (slides). Unpublished.
028888  Allen, G.R. and P.L. Munday,1994 Kimbe Bay rapid ecological assessment: the coral reefs of Kimbe Bay (West New Britain, Papua New Guinea), Volume 3: Fish diversity of Kimbe Bay. The Nature Conservancy, South Pacific program Office, Auckland, New Zealand. 107 p. 11
028989  Abo, T., B. Bender, A. Capelle and T. DeBrum,1976 Marshallese English Dictionary. Pail Language Texts. Micronesia.
031411  Ganaden, S.R. and F. Lavapie-Gonzales,1999 Common and local names of marine fishes of the Philippines. Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Philippines. 385 p. 341
031517  Wu, H.L., K.-T. Shao and C.F. Lai (eds.),1999 Latin-Chinese dictionary of fishes names. The Sueichan Press, Taiwan. 1028 p.
031667  Anonymous,1998 Fish collection database of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum (BPBM). Bishop Museum, 1525 Bernice Street, Honolulu, Hawai`I, 96817-0916 USA.
031740  Anonymous,1999 Fish collection database of the National Museums of Kenya. National Museums of Kenya, P.O. Box 40658, Nairobi, Kenya.
031982  Anonymous,1999 Fish collection database of the Natural History Museum, London (formerly British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)). Natural History Museum, London (formerly British Museum of Natural History (BMNH)).
033390  Fricke, R.,1999 Fishes of the Mascarene Islands (Réunion, Mauritius, Rodriguez): an annotated checklist, with descriptions of new species. Koeltz Scientific Books, Koenigstein, Theses Zoologicae, Vol. 31:759 p. 315
034027  McCormack, G.,2000 Cook Islands biodiversity and natural heritage database. Sent by Gerald McCormack as RTF document in May 2000 for use in FishBase.
036648  Randall, J.E. and K.K.P. Lim (eds.),2000 A checklist of the fishes of the South China Sea. Raffles Bull. Zool. Suppl. (8):569-667. 622
036670  Anonymous,2000 Fish collection database of the J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, Grahamstown, South Africa. J.L.B. Smith Institute of Ichthyology, Grahamstown, South Africa.
037816  Myers, R.F.,1999 Micronesian reef fishes: a comprehensive guide to the coral reef fishes of Micronesia, 3rd revised and expanded edition. Coral Graphics, Barrigada, Guam. 330 p. 160
038732  Anonymous,2001 Fish collection database of the National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian Institution). Smithsonian Institution-Division of Fishes.
041414  Anonymous,2002 Fish collection database of the American Museum of Natural History. American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West , NY 10024-5192, USA.
041464  Allen, G.R.,1998 Reef fishes of Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea. In T. Werner and G. Allen (eds). A rapid biodiversity assessment of the coral reefs of Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea. RAP Working Papers 11, Conservation International, Washington, D.C. 15
041878  Gell, F.R. and M.W. Whittington,2002 Diversity of fishes in seagrass beds in the Quirimba Archipelago, northern Mozambique. Mar. Freshwat. Res. 53:115-121. 117
042247  Mohsin, A.K.M., M.A. Ambak, M.Z.B.M. Said, M. Sakiam and S. Hayase,1986 A study on the feeding habits of fishes in the south-western portion of the South China Sea. 15 p. In Mohsin, A.K.M., R.A. Rahman and M.A. Ambak (eds.) Ekspedisi Matahari'86. A study on the offshore water of the Malaysian EEZ. Faculty of Fisheries and Marine Science, Univerisiti Pertanian Malaysia,. 197p.
043239  Nakabo, T.,2002 Fishes of Japan with pictorial keys to the species, English edition II. Tokai University Press, Japan, pp 867-1749. 876
043309  Anonymous,2002 Fish collection of the University of the Philippines in the Visayas Museum. UPV Museum.
045205  U.P. Visayas Foundation,1993 Resource and ecological assessment of Ormoc Bay. Vol.5. The fisheries of Ormoc Bay. Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanology Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. IMFO Tech. Rep. No.15. 83
045419  Dantis, A.L. and P.M. Aliño (comps.),2002 Checklist of Philippine reef fishes. p. 208-226. In Aliño, P.M.,E.F.B.Miclat,C.L.Nañola Jr.,H.A.Roa-Quiaoit and R.T.Campos(eds.) Atlas of Philippine coral reefs.Philippine Coral Reef Information (Philreefs). Goodwill Trading Co.,Inc.(Goodwill Bookstore),Quezon City,Philippines. xvi + 264p. 218
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048445  Chen, J.-P., R.-Q. Jan and K.-T. Shao,1997 Checklist of reef fishes from Taiping Island (Itu Aba Island), Spratly Islands, South China Sea. Pac. Sci. 51(2):143-166.
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048636  Kuiter, R.H. and T. Tonozuka,2001 Pictorial guide to Indonesian reef fishes. Part 2. Fusiliers - Dragonets, Caesionidae - Callionymidae. Zoonetics, Australia. 304-622 p. 313;fig.A-B
048643  Khalaf, M.A. and A.M. Disi,1997 Fishes of the Gulf of Aqaba. Marine Science Station, Aqaba, Jordan. 252 p. 118
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050314  Wantiez, L.,1996 Comparison of fish assemblages sampled by a shrimp trawl and a fish trawl in St. Vincent bay, New Caledonia. J. Mar. Biol. Ass. U.K. 76(4):759-775. 774
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051471  Carl, H.,2003 Danish fish names. Zoological Museum of Copenhagen. Unpublished.
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055073  Chen, C.-H.,2004 Checklist of the fishes of Penghu. FRI Special Publication No. 4. 175 p. 96
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