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Comments on the Classification of the Percoid Fishes

  title={Comments on the Classification of the Percoid Fishes},
  author={W. A. Gosline},
  • W. A. Gosline
  • Published 1966
  • Biology
  • MATERIAL AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS tively) , for the caudal skeleton by Gosline ( 1961) , and for the recurrent facial nerve by Freihofer (1963) . The other approa ch is to study as many characters as possible in a particular percoid group, e. g., the Japanese serranids ( Katayama, 1959) and carangids (Suzuki, 1962) . The present investigation began as an effort to ascertain the systematic position and relationships of a few percoid genera. It soon became apparent that, except within the narrowest… CONTINUE READING
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