Contributions to Biology from the Hopkins Seaside Laboratory of the Leland Stanford Jr. University Volume 1-6

Contributions to Biology from the Hopkins Seaside Laboratory of the Leland Stanford Jr. University Volume 1-6

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...the caudal at about half its length; ventral disk nearly round, its distance from tip of lower jaw 1% in its diameter, 1 in distance from vent, 2 from first anal ray; vent midway between front of anal and edge of disk; upper lobe of pectoral broadly rounded, reaching to two-thirds of the distance between vent and front of anal; lower lobe long, reaching nearly to vent; caudal long and slender, rounded behind. Skin very thin and loose on body and head, covering the anterior parts of dorsal and anal, attached at about the middle of rays posteriorly and covering the base of caudal rays. Color light brown, lighter below, thickly covered with minute brown points, which form spots and mottlings on sides; upper part of head dark, lips spotted with brown; dorsal and anal dark brown, slightly mottled with lig_hter; pectoral light, with irregular brown spots-and bars running across it. Caudal dark brown, mottled at base, two light bars crossing it towards its end, leaving a narrow posterior margin of brown. The type specimen, 8 inches in length, was collected in Admiralty Inlet by the Young Naturalists' Society and presented by them to the Leland Stanford Jr. University. The species is named for Mr. Charles L. Denny, of Seattle, in recognition of his active and intelligent interest in the natural history of Washington. 99. Liparis fucensis Gilbert. Taken in the Straits of Juan de Fuca by the Albatross. Locally abundant. This seems to be the species described and figured by Mr. Garman (Monograph of the Discobo/i), under the erroneous name of Lz'5ar2's cal/iodon. It will be described by Dr. Gilbert in the current number of the Proceedings of the United States National Museum. roo. Liparis pulchellus Ayres. Rather rare. Three or four small...show more

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  • Paperback | 134 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236915380
  • 9781236915382