A History of Scandinavian Fishes Volume 2

A History of Scandinavian Fishes Volume 2

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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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...to each female and estimated their diameter at about 2 mm., assumably in large specimens. Cf. Smitt, Riksmuseets Sulmonider, tab. metr. VIII, Coreg. No. 46. e The name is Old French from the neighbourhood of Geneva, and is derived by Rondelet from hirer, to wash: "quod numquam sordidus sit, sed bene ablutus sit, ob mnnditiem et candorem nomen habere videtur." f 58--62, according to Gcnther; 60--62, according to Krover; 57--64, according to Fatio. gonus (piadrilatemlis (rich.. 1. c, p. 204, tab. 89, tig. 1) a polcure 1. brachymystace nostro differre videtur. The Gwyniad with its numerous variations has proved no less troublesome to the systematist than the Salmon. A great proportion of the names enumerated above have been applied, we may almost say, indiscriminately, tor though different forms have, no doubt, been distinguished--and these in many localities very well marked--their natural relations to each other have not been understood. The Gwyniad is so like the Yendace in most essential respects that a detailed description is unnecessary. The most striking difference lies in the form of the snout, and the cause of this difference, the shape and position of the intermaxillaries, we have alreadv investigated. But the Gwyniad attains a much greater size than the Vendace. In Lake Superior Gwyniad weighing 23 lbs. (nearly 10' kilo.) are taken, and in Sweden" the Gwyniad attains a length of about 9 dcm. and a weight of about 67s kilo. Specimens of this size are, however, restricted to the northern provinces, the Baltic, and the largest lakes, as for instance Wener and Wetter; in the smaller lakes, where it is more or less entirelv landlocked, it is always of less considerable dimensions, hardly larger than the largest Vendace, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 452 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 803g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123661013X
  • 9781236610133