Observations on some Tasmanian fishes : Part XXV

@inproceedings{Scott1953ObservationsOS,
  title={Observations on some Tasmanian fishes : Part XXV},
  author={E. O. G. Scott},
  year={1953}
}
  • E. Scott
  • Published 1953
  • Geography, Biology
Five species are for the first time recorded from Tasmania; in each case some observations are made on the material, the chief points commented on here noted in parentheses. CHAULIODIDAE - Chauliodus sloani (dentition, general features): IDIACANTHIDAE - Idiacanthus fasciola (specimen from gut of Hyperoglyphe antarctica); I. niger (type locality of synonymic I. aurora, Macquarie Island, part of a Tasmanian municipality): EMBIOTOCIDAE - Diretmus argenteus (juvenile characters): CARANGIDAE… Expand
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