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Observations on some Tasmanian fishes. Part XXI.


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Scott, EOG (1975) Observations on some Tasmanian fishes. Part XXI. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 109. pp. 127-173. ISSN 0080-4703

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Two new species are described and figured: Muraeniahthys tingowenah (Echelidae),
Arnogtossus annstrongi (Bothidae).
Four species are added to the Tasmanian list: Kyphosus sydneyanus (Gunther)
(Kyphosidae), Kyphosus gibsoni Ogilby, Zebrias fasciata Macleay (first Tasmanian
representative of Soleidae), Navodon degeni (Regan) (Aluteridae); accounts are given
of material on which the records are based.
General observations are made on: Muraeniahthys breviaeps Gunther (Echelidae:
correlation of body ratios with total length), Muraeniahthys tasmaniensis McCulloch
(new material, comparison with M. t. smithi Whitley), Mitotiahthys tuakeri (Scott)
(Syngnathidae: new material), Zeus faber Linne (Zeidae: young example), Cyttus australis
(Gunther) (Zeidae: specific determination in terms of some commonly employed criteria),
Enoptosus armatus (White) (Enoplosidae: sample of 29 juveniles, table of dimensions,
relative growth, coloration), Katsuwonus petamis Linne (Katsuwonidae: specimen from
Tamar river, disposition of finlets), Lophoneates gattus Gunther (Bothidae: comparison
with published accounts), Braahioniahthys hirsutus (Lacepede) (Brachionichthyidae:
northern Tasmanian material).

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Scott, EOG
Keywords: Tasmania, Hobart, 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. 127-173
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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Date Deposited: 23 May 2012 05:54
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