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Observations on fishes of the family Galaxiidae: Part 2.

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Scott, EOG (1937) Observations on fishes of the family Galaxiidae: Part 2. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 111-144. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

In Part 1 of these Observations (Scott, 1936), devoted to a taxo-
nomic survey of the family, with descriptions of new species, the hope was
expressed that in succeeding parts it would be found possible to
consider the Tasmanian Galaxiidae described prior to 1936. The
present contribution contains some biometric observations on the
widely distributed Galaxias (Galaxias) attenuatus (Jenyns), relating
Chiefly to frequency distribution of standard length, including seasonal
variations; rate of growth; variation of proportions with growth;
growth-gradients; extra-aqueous viability. Non-metrical observations
on this species are reserved for a subsequent communication.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 111-144
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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Date Deposited: 15 May 2012 04:39
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:31
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