The Genera of Fishes, from Linnaeus to Cuvier, 1758-1833, Seventy-Five Years, with the Accepted Type of Each

The Genera of Fishes, from Linnaeus to Cuvier, 1758-1833, Seventy-Five Years, with the Accepted Type of Each : A Contribution to the Stability of Scientific Nomenclature (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Genera of Fishes, From Linnaeus to Cuvier, 1758-1833, Seventy-Five Years, With the Accepted Type of Each: A Contribution to the Stability of Scientific Nomenclature Recently efforts have been made to secure stability by fiat, using names more or less current, without serious regard to the law of priority. To accept this plan would merely accentuate the confusion already exist ing and which has arisen through just such disregard of fundamental rules. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 476 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 24mm | 630g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243189648
  • 9780243189649