The Vertical Distribution of Eucalanus Elongatus in the San Diego Region During 1909 Volume 8

The Vertical Distribution of Eucalanus Elongatus in the San Diego Region During 1909 Volume 8

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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. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...literature, and some of the more recent, exceedingly difficult, and usually force the investigator to a re-examination of pertinent material before he can come to any conclusion that does not rest all too much upon conjecture. B. MATERIAL This paper is based primarily upon the examination of the plankton collected off the coast of southern California by the San Diego Marine Biological Station during the past ten years, and upon certain collections made in Alaska in the summer of 1905 by the IT. S. Bureau of Fisheries Str. "Albatross." Permission to use the data from the latter source has been kindly granted by Hon. Geo. M. Bowers, U. S. Commissioner of Fisheries. Grateful acknowledgments are here made to the San Diego Marine Biological Association for its continuous interest in and support of this work, to the Smithsonian Institution for the privileges of their research table at the Naples Zoological Station in 1908, and to Mr. R. W. Harvey, Miss Ethel Abeel, and especially to Mrs. Josephine R. Miehener for drawings. The plankton from the coast of California at my disposal is primarily oceanic, but this is supplemented by neritic collections from San Diego Bay, San Pedro Harbor, and from San Francisco Harbor, while that in the collection from Alaska is primarily neritic. The southern oceanic plankton taken off San Diego from deeper levels (50-100 fathoms) contains considerable moribund plankton of northern (Alaskan) facies. In addition to the material above noted the writer has had at his disposal, but not included in the scope of the present paper, the very extensive collections of the expeditions of the Str. "Albatross" to the Eastern Tropical Pacific of 1904-1905 and to the Northern Pacific in 1905-1906, as well as numerous...show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236528301
  • 9781236528308