Observations on Tasmanian fishes: Pt. XIV

Scott, EOG 1966 , 'Observations on Tasmanian fishes: Pt. XIV' , Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, vol. 100 , pp. 93-116 .

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Four species are added to the Tasmanian list:
Neoodax /renatus (Gunther), 1862 [Neoodacidae],
Petraites phillipi (Lucas), 1891 [Clinidae],
Cristiceps argyropleura Kner, 1865 [Clinidae],
Ophiclinops varius (McCulloch & Waite), 1918
[Ophiclinidae]; some general observations are
made on each of these. Other species are discussed
as follows. Syngnathidae: Stigmatopora nigra
Kaup, 1856 (supernumerary opercular keels),
Syngnathus curtirostris Castelnau, 1872 (dimensions
and proportions, meristic features including
data on termination and origin of body ridges,
regional intensity of ground color). Neoodacidae:
comparative observations on all Tasmanian species
except Neoodax attenuatus (Ogilby), 1897. Clinidae:
Clinus perspicillatus Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1836
(dorsal and anal radial patterns, tentacles), Clinus
puellarum Scott, 1955 (general account of a third
Tasmanian specimen) , Petraites heptaeolus
(Ogilby), 1885 (further records), Petraites
johnstoni (Saville-Kent), 1886 (tentacles), Petraites
jorsteri (Castelnau), 1872 (tentacles), Cristiceps
australis Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1836 (tentacles).
Rostral and ocular tentacles of the Tasmanian
clinids are figured.

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
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