Description of a new species of fish, caught near Emu Bay, Tasmania
Johnston, Robert Mackenzie (1882) Description of a new species of fish, caught near Emu Bay, Tasmania. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania . pp. 176-178.
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Detailed description of new species of fish, from the family Lophotidae, caught near Emu Bay on the North West Coast of Tasmania. Dr. Gunther
states that the fishes of this family are of very rare occurrence,
and hitherto only known to exist in the seas of Japan
and the Mediterranean.
|Additional Information:||In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.|
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records|
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