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Observations on Tasmanian fishes: Pt. XIV


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Scott, EOG (1966) Observations on Tasmanian fishes: Pt. XIV. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 100. pp. 93-116. ISSN 0080-4703

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Four species are added to the Tasmanian list: Neoodax /renatus (Gunther), 1862 [Neoodacidae], Petraites phillipi (Lucas), 1891 [Clinidae], Cristiceps argyropleura Kner, 1865 [Clinidae], Ophiclinops varius (McCulloch & Waite), 1918 [Ophiclinidae]; some general observations are made on each of these. Other species are discussed as follows. Syngnathidae: Stigmatopora nigra Kaup, 1856 (supernumerary opercular keels), Syngnathus curtirostris Castelnau, 1872 (dimensions and proportions, meristic features including data on termination and origin of body ridges, regional intensity of ground color). Neoodacidae: comparative observations on all Tasmanian species except Neoodax attenuatus (Ogilby), 1897. Clinidae: Clinus perspicillatus Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1836 (dorsal and anal radial patterns, tentacles), Clinus puellarum Scott, 1955 (general account of a third Tasmanian specimen) , Petraites heptaeolus (Ogilby), 1885 (further records), Petraites johnstoni (Saville-Kent), 1886 (tentacles), Petraites jorsteri (Castelnau), 1872 (tentacles), Cristiceps australis Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1836 (tentacles). Rostral and ocular tentacles of the Tasmanian clinids are figured.

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. 93-116
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Additional Information: Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania
Date Deposited: 29 May 2012 04:23
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:37
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