Pamphlets on Forestry. Fish and Game Volume 2

Pamphlets on Forestry. Fish and Game 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. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...its angles well marked; ventral and dorsal spines not very rough; vertical diameter of scales double the longitudinal; median tubercle present only on the tail. Color clear violet, the stripes on cheeks violet black; body with interrupted longitudinal lines formed of a large violet point at each intersection of scales; iins of the ground color; upper and lower borders of caudal violet red, the posterior edgo blood red; a narrow yellow streak along front of other fins; scaly sheath at base of Iins red. West Indies and southward; recorded from Mauritius; probably widely distributed. Length 10 inches, (ringens, suarling or showing the teeth.) Balitits ringtm, LiSNtrs. Syst. Nat., Ed. x, 320, 1758, no locality; Mus. Adolph. Frid., 1, 58. D.in,29; A. 26; "lateribus capites triplicates;" CiPother, Cat., vm,221. Cucuyo, Parra, Dif. I'iezaa, etc., Cuba, 19, 1787, Havana; after I.INN.KU9. BaliiUt curatiavicm, Gmelin, Syst. Nat., I, 1472, 1788, Curassavia (Curacao); after Grojtow. BaliiU notatvi, Gronow, Cat. Fishes, Ed. Gray, 36, 1854, both Indies. Balistes nttiVlf/, Gronow, Cat. FiBhes, Ed. Gray, 36, 1854, American Ocean. Balutet lineo-punctatut, Hoixard, Ann. Sci. Nat. 1854, 4th Scries, Vol. I, no, Bourbon Island. Balitlct cicatricotu. Poey, Memorias, n, 327. 1861, Cuba. BaktUs heckeli 3. W. Von Mplleh, Iteisen in Vereinigten Staaten, Canada und Mexico, 1182,1864, Mexico. Xanthichlhys eieatrieoiut, Poet, Synopsis, 435,1868. BalisUs hickeli, von Miiller, is apparently a species of Xanthiththyt, and is probably identical with X. ringens. The original description is very imperfect and reads as follows: "Der zweite Fisch gehort deni Genus BalUtes an, dessen Charaktere in Folgendem besthen: Acht Ziihite in jeder Kiunlado, zwei Kiickendossen, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 522 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 921g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236634810
  • 9781236634818