Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum, 1913-1914, Vol. 6 (Classic Reprint)

Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum, 1913-1914, Vol. 6 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum, 1913-1914, Vol. 6 The Sixth Volume of the Memoirs is composed of papers dealing exclusively with fossil and recent fishes. This is the result of more chance. The various papers dealing with these animals happened to be ready for publication and were taken up and incorporated in the volume as they were presented by their authors. From an ichthyological standpoint the amount of information contained in the pages of this book is very great, and the results of the researches embodied in its pages mark a decided advance in our knowledge of the subjects treated. No less than fifty-four species of recent fishes are described as new to science, and there are thirteen species of fossil fishes which are for the first time described. Several new genera have been erected by the authors who have contributed to the volume. 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 | 620 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 32mm | 816g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243175221
  • 9780243175222