A Review of the Doradidae, a Family of South American Nematognathi, or Catfishes

@article{EigenmannARO,
  title={A Review of the Doradidae, a Family of South American Nematognathi, or Catfishes},
  author={Carl H. Eigenmann},
  journal={Transactions of The American Philosophical Society},
  volume={22},
  pages={279}
}
  • C. Eigenmann
  • Biology
  • Transactions of The American Philosophical Society

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