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Observations on some Tasmanian fishes: Part XXIV

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Scott, EOG (1978) Observations on some Tasmanian fishes: Part XXIV. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 112. pp. 289-356. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

ISURIDAE. Isurus oxyrinchus
figured; exhibits one feature
1966; comparison with nominal
parison with other species).
ABSTRACT
Rafinesque, 1810: Tasmanian example described and
stated to be diagnostic of I. paucus Guitart Manday,
species; some aspects of body form specified (some com-
MELANOSTOMATIADAE. Echiostoma barbatum Lowe, 1843: first Australian report of
species; Tasmanian specimen from alimentary canal of Hyperoglyphe porosa (Richardson,
1845), general description; also noted, two Australian Museum examples from New South
Wales and Queensland or New South Wales.
GONORHYNCHIDAE. Gonorhynchus greyi (Richardson, 1845): general observations; location
of paired and of unpaired fins at integral nodes along anteroposterior axis of
fish in a loglog plot.
ANTENNARIIDAE. Echinophyrne crassispina McCulloch & Waite, 1918: first Tasmanian
record; general observations; some aspects of body form specified : key to Tasmanian
species.
CARAPIDAE. Carapus homei (Richardson, 1846): Tasmanian status doubtful. Carapus
rendahli Whitley, 1941: first satisfactory Tasmanian record; specimen described : key
to reported Tasmanian species.
PLESIOPIDAE. Trachinops caudimaculatus M'Coy, 1890: Tasmanian status doubtful.
Trachinops rodwayi (Johnston, 1902): a local Trachinops described and figured; referred
to Johnston's species, hitherto unrecognized since its description and hitherto treated
as synonymic with M'Coy's Victorian species : key to reported Tasmanian species.
APOGONIDAE. Gronovichthys lemprieri (Johnston, 1883): generic status; observations
on new material; scaly para-anal sheath reported; some aspects of growth and form
examined.
CENTROLOPHIDAE. Schedophilus huttoni (Waite, 1910): first Tasmanian record (some
earlier reports apparently based on (incorrect) synonymization with Tubbia tasmanica
Whitley, 1943); general account of specimen, including aspects of body form. Coroplopus
dicologlossops Smith, 1966, from South Africa, considered a synonym of Waite's
species.
OSTRACIONTIDAE. Lactoria diaphana (Bloch & Schneider, 1801): second reported
Tasmanian example; specimen described; some aspects of body form specified (some comparative
data from undetermined Queensland species).

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. 289-356
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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Date Deposited: 28 May 2012 03:41
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 01:06
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