Atlas "Fishes of Amur"


In Vladivostok with assistance of WWF  the unique atlas of "Fish of Amur" was issued. Its edition became one of events of the International Year of the salmon.
The book shows a specific variety of the Amur fishes, gives an assessment of the current state of their stocks and to the existing threats to populations. The atlas is executed in the form of complex inventory of a fish fauna of a river basin on the basis of results of researches of the last years and also the analysis of references. The edition contains 137 sketches, maps and photos of different species of fishes. According to the ecological organization, the similar atlas determinant is already issued in Mongolia and prepares for the edition in China.

Specialists of WWF of Russia and scientific institutions - Institute of Natural Resources, ecology and cryology of the Siberian office of RAS, the Pacific and Khabarovsk VNIRO branches, Institute of water and environmental problems the FEB RAS worked on the book.

All book is placed here, and article about the Siberian taimen here.