The Fishes of North and Middle America; A Descriptive Catalogue of the Species of Fish-Like Vertebrates Found in the Waters of North America, North of

The Fishes of North and Middle America; A Descriptive Catalogue of the Species of Fish-Like Vertebrates Found in the Waters of North America, North of

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...Bean.) In deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico off the 1'nited States coast, in 321 to 347 fathoms, (fiaxpoc, large; oS$, eye.) BathijgaduK macropn, Goode & Dean, Proe. V. S. Nat. Mua. 1885, 598, Gulf of Mexico, Lat. a8 34' N., Long. 86 48' W., in 335 fathoms (Type, No. 37339. Coll. Albatrott); Gonther, Challenger Keport, xxn, 156, 1887; Goode & Bkan. Oceanic Ichthyology, 423, 1896. 2941. BATHYGADl'S LONUIFILIS, Goode A. Bean. Head about 'tf in total length; depth 71; eye 4 in head; snout 4. D. II, 8 or it--about 140; P. 13; V. 8; scales about 142. Body more compressed than in ft. macrops; scales small, cycloid, deciduous, about 25 rows from the vent upward and forward to the dorsal fin, interorbital area flattened, its greatest width 3; times in total length of head; postorbital portion of head twice as long as eye; snout and nostrils normal; maxillary reaching somewhat beyond posterior margin of orbit, its length twice in distance from snout to origin of first dorsal; length of mandible 21 times in snout; barbel slender, long, its length equal to 11 times orbital diameter. Teeth in narrow villiform bands in each jaw, uone ou vomer or palatiue bones; gill rakers very long and slender, numerous, 17 + 35, the longest nearly 6 in head: pseudobranchiuo absent; first dorsal of 2 stout spines, the first minute, the second elongate, and 8 or 9 branched rays, its distance from snout 5J in total; second or longest simple ray nearly 8 times length of snoot. and reaching to or beyond the thirtieth ray of the second dorsal; second dorsal almost continuous with the first, its anterior rays longest and not diminishing rapidly in size toward tail; anal inserted under ninth ray of second dorsal, its rays much shorter than those of dorsal, and situated...show more

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  • Paperback | 444 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 789g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236638883
  • 9781236638885