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Observations on some Tasmanian fishes: Part XXX

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Scott, EOG (1984) Observations on some Tasmanian fishes: Part XXX. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 118. pp. 187-222. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

ANGUILLIDAE. Anguilla australis Richardson, 1841: a xanthic example is reported.
TRACHIPTERIDAE. (a) Trachipterus arawatae Clarke, 1881: two large dealfish catalogued as
T. jacksonensis (Ramsay, 1881) are described and figured and their taxonomic status is considered,
with special reference to differential growth in T. arawatae and in the present
material, it being concluded Ramsay's species is a senior synonym of Clarke's; (b) Zu
cristatus (Bonelli, 1820): a Tasmanian specimen previously referred provisionally to this
species is here definitively ascribed to it and is made the subject of some additional observations.
BOVICHTHYIDAE. Bovichthus variegatus Richardson, 1846: several good series
from Greens Beach, northern Tasmania, allow the study of growth and form in a geographically
homogeneous population. ATTENNARIIDAE. Kuiterichthys furcipilis (Cuvier, 1817):
observations are made on this species, recently added to the Tasmanian list.

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. 187-222
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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Date Deposited: 25 May 2012 03:05
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 01:06
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