Studies in Ichthyology; A Monographic Review of the Family of Atherinidae or Silversides

Studies in Ichthyology; A Monographic Review of the Family of Atherinidae or Silversides

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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. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ...oculi tumidi in una linea sita sit; fascia argentea omnino recta; var. Pontica prope Odessam parum minor, dorso abdominesque minus crassis, acutioribus, fronte valde declivi, ita ut oris extrema pars acuminata cum inferiore margine pupillae in eadem linea adpareat; pinna dorsi prior plurimum 8, secunda 12-13, at analis 14-15 radiis instructa; apud ill. PalLasium (zoogr. ross. p. 225), numerantur, nescioquo jure, in utraque pinna dorsi 9 radii, et 12 in anali." 44. Atherina bonapartii Boulenger, 907.St Atherina Mochon Borsieri, Ann. Agricolt., 39, pi. 9, 1902 (1904) (and of Italian authors in general, but not of Delaroche and Cuvier and Valenciennes, fide, Boulenger). Atherina Bonapartii Boulenger, Zool. Egypt, 3 (Fishes Nile), 426, 1907. Type-locality.--Shores of Italy (by inference). Range.--Shores of Italy. 45. Atherina Carolina Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1835. Atherina Carolina Cuvier and Valenciennes, Hist. Nat. Poss., 10, 445, 1835; Jordan and Evermann, Bull. U. S. Nat. Mus., 47, pt. 1, 791, 1896. Type-locality.--Carolina (probably an error). Range.--Unknown. 46. Atherina harringtonensis Goode, 1877.5'There are two American forms of true Atherina. As they differ only in average characters, we regard them as subspecies. Both have the mandibular rami elevated posteriorly; the premaxillary spines slender and a little more than half as long as the eye; the snout not very short and blunt; the interorbital not very broad; the eye not very large; the head not very large; the body rather slender and not strongly compressed. The anus is about twice as distant from the anal fin as from the insertion of the short ventrals; these fins extending little beyond the anus. 46a. Atherina harringtonensis harringtonensis Goode, I877.St Atherina...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236524381
  • 9781236524386