Observations on some Tasmanian fishes: Part XXVIII

Scott, EOG 1982 , 'Observations on some Tasmanian fishes: Part XXVIII' , Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, vol. 116 , pp. 181-217 , doi: https://doi.org/10.26749/rstpp.116.181.

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OPHICHTHYIDAE. Ophisurus serpens Linne, 1758: large scale stranding on Flinders Island; specimens described, compared with earlier material. NOMEIDAE. Cubiceps caeruleus Regan, 1914: first Tasmanian record; general account; ventral rays. REGALECIDAE. Regalecus paciJicus Haast, 1878: general account, with photographs, of two recent local strandings; color pattern. CARANGIDAE. Trachurus novaezelandiae Richardson, 1843: additional records; comparison with first Tasmanian specimen, reported as T. mccullochi Nichols, 1920.
SCOMBRIDAE. Gasterochisma melampus Richardson, 1845: specimen from western Tasmania (Earthwatch); comparison with earlier material; height of dorsal and anal finlets functions of dorsal and ventral body profiles. BOVICHTHYIDAE. Pseudaphritis bursinus (Cuvier, 1830): considered senior synonym of P. urvillii; detailed study with a critical review of published accounts of species; differential growth; length of ventral rays a function of height of body.

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.116.181
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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