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Preliminary investigation of systematics of some Tasmanian Galaxiidae

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Stokell, G (1966) Preliminary investigation of systematics of some Tasmanian Galaxiidae. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 100. pp. 73-84. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

The investigation has revealed no Tasmanian galaxiid identical with any New Zealand form. The fish known hitherto as Galaxias attenuatus in Tasmania is shown to be at least subspecifically different from the form bearing this name in New Zealand. The two forms are referred to the species maculatus Jenyns on the grounds of page precedence, and are regarded as different subspecies. No fish agreeing with G. auratus,Johnson and G. weedoni Johnston have been found but G. affinis Regan appears to be a valid species represented by variants in different waters.

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. 73-84
ISSN: 0080-4703
Additional Information: Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania
Date Deposited: 29 May 2012 04:17
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:37
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/14280
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