The Lantern Fishes (Classic Reprint)

The Lantern Fishes (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Lantern Fishes The collections, which form the subject of the present paper, were made by the Albatross, during the month of September, 1899, on a cruise from San Francisco to the Marquesas Islands and thence to Tahiti of the Society Islands. Frequent hauls were taken with the surface net and the Open intermediate net to a depth of 300 fathoms. Fifteen species of Lantern Fishes were Obtained, five of which are described as new, the others being known variously from Australia, the China Seas, Hawaii, the Pacific Coast Of tropical America, or Southern California. One species is known also from the Eastern Atlantic. A very wide distribution is thus shown for the pelagic fishes Of the tropical Pacific. 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 | 46 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 77g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243192045
  • 9780243192045