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Bring New Caledonia’s nature to your walls, add wonder to your everyday life with the series of posters “Faune et flore de Nouvelle-Calédonie” (Fauna and flora of New Caledonia).

Colourposters on large 60 cm x 86 cm glossy paper, describing more than 600 species in New Caledonia and the tropical Pacific, with the help of the best specialists and scientists in the different subjects dealt with, constituting a vast picture bank of the environment of New Caledonia, including labels with common names, scientific names and some details on anatomy or behaviour.

Each species was chosen as best representing the wide range of native fauna and flora in the territory, for its originality, beauty, rarity or conversely, its common presence.

NEW
The boxed set of the complete series of large fauna and flora posters

Title of the work: Faune et flore de Nouvelle-Calédonie
Collection: boxed set of folded posters
Authors: Catherine Ledru and scientists or specialists
Number of posters: 20 large posters – 60 x 86 cm
Illustrations: drawings and photos.
ISBN: 2-9505784-6-2


ISBN: 2-9505784-6-2

20 decorative and educational colour posters on glossy paper describing more than 600 species in New Caledonia and the tropical Pacific. Created with the help of the best specialists, and for the most part, within the framework of an institutional agreement with the IRD. Each species was chosen as best representing the beauty, rarity or specificity of the fauna and flora of New Caledonia.


List of posters

Rusa deer of New Caledonia
Illustrated with drawings, a single species of deer: the male with its antlers, the doe, velvet or “soft horn”, the fawn, as well as the whole growth cycle of the antlers. Illustrations explained and labelled.

Common mushrooms of New Caledonia
Illustrated with drawings, 24 species of mushrooms described in their biotope.

Common shellfish of New Caledonia
From among thousands of species, 37 shellfish have been chosen as the most representative of New Caledonia. The whorl and the nautilus are endemic.

Common crustaceans of New Caledonia
Illustrated with drawings: crayfish, slipper lobsters and “popinées” (butterfly lobsters).

Flowers in New Caledonia
These 32 flowers illustrated from photos, chosen from among often introduced cultivated species and plants that are native or endemic to the territory, although they represent less than 1% of the local flora, give a glimpse of the diversity and originality of flowers in New Caledonia.

Common flowers in New Caledonia
Illustrated with drawings, twenty-six chosen from among cultivated and native flowers that are either very rare or very common.

Fruit in New Caledonia
Drawings depicting twenty-five tropical fruits, with flowers, leaves or floral buds.

Marine mammals in New Caledonia
Illustrated with drawings: whales, sperm whales, dugongs, orcas, pilot whales and dolphins present in and around New Caledonian waters.

Rock and ore minerals in New Caledonia
Illustrated with photos, 29 minerals have been brought together for their beauty and to represent the mineralogical spectrum of New Caledonia, with photos set out according to their chemical classification. The texts include classification, the origin of the sample, a brief description, the geological formations where they gather and the location of these formations in the Territory.

Common birds in New Caledonia
Illustrated with drawings, 28 birds some of which are native or protected, endangered or very common in the islands and on the mainland.

Common butterflies in New Caledonia
These 60 butterflies illustrated with photos have been chosen as best representing the fauna of New Caledonia: diurnal butterflies, moths and native butterflies.

Freshwater fish of New Caledonia
Illustrated with drawings, 27 fish of which some are endemic, best representing the fauna of the territory’s rivers.

Fish from the lagoon of New Caledonia N°1
Illustrated with colour pen-and-ink drawings, 23 damsel and butterfly fish.

Fish from the lagoon of New Caledonia N°2
Illustrated with colour pen-and-ink drawings, depicting 29 fish from the lagoon.

Fish from the market of New Caledonia
Illustrated with drawings, 27 fish commonly found at the markets.

Deepwater fish of New Caledonia
With photos, 15 species of fish are represented, identified and described for the quality of their flesh, the depth at which they are caught and their size.

Common sharks in New Caledonia
Illustrated with drawings, 18 sharks are depicted and labelled.

Stamps and the sea in New Caledonia
Nearly 100 stamps from different eras on the theme of the sea (fish, boats, shells, sea creatures, famous people).

Sea turtles in New Caledonia
Illustrated with drawings, 4 species are represented: each turtle includes a drawing of the shell, its young and a complete explanation on what is known to date about the various species.

Common crustaceans of New Caledonia
Illustrated with drawings, different crabs and prawns.


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