Observations on some Tasmanian fishes: Part XVII

Scott, EOG 1970 , 'Observations on some Tasmanian fishes: Part XVII' , Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, vol. 104 , pp. 33-50 , doi: https://doi.org/10.26749/rstpp.104.33.

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Three species are added to the Tasmanian list:
Ichthyocampus cristatus McCulloch & Waite, 1918
(Syngnathidae), Scorpis lineolatus Kner, 1865
(Scorpidae), Pseudolabrus parilis (Richardson),
1850 (Labridae): some general observations are
made on these species. Coelorhynchus mortoni
Ogilby. 1897 (Macruridae), relegated in the CheckList
to the synonymy of C. australis (Richardson),
1849. is reinstated as a valid species, and a redescription
and figure based on material from the
West Coast, are supplied. Other species discussed
are Raja whitleyi Iredale, 1938 (Rajidae) [metrical
data on 17 examples], Vincentia lemprieri (Johnston).
1883 (Apogonidae) [new material], Neoplatycephalus
speculator (Klunzinger), 1872
(Platycephalidae) [confirmation of Tasmanian
status], Platycephalus bassensis bassensis Cuvier,
1829 (Platycephalidae) [variation in fin counts].
Tasmanian representatives of the families Scorpidae,
Platycephalidae, and Australia and New
Zealand species of the genus Coelorhynchus
Giorna, 1809 are keyed.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Scott, EOG
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
ISSN: 0080-4703
DOI / ID Number: https://doi.org/10.26749/rstpp.104.33
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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