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Bulletin of the British Museum (Zoology), Vol. 32, No. 4: Notes on the Anatomy and Classification of Elopomorph Fishes

Journal / Magazine

Series: Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology Volume: 32/4

By: Peter Humphry Greenwood(Author)

38 pages, 23 b/w line drawings

London Natural History Museum

Paperback | Sep 1977 | #203143
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From the introduction:

"Little detailed information is available on the cranial musculature of elopomorph fishes, a gap in our knowledge which was brought home when recently I was asked to comment on the possible significance of a bony bridge on the angulo-retroarticular of AIbula vulpes (Nybelin, 1976). From this initial involvement with Albula my interest turned to its supposed near relative, Pterothrissus. [...] The results of these comparative anatomical studies have provided new information which I believe can be used to throw light on the phyletic relationships and hence classification of the Elopomorpha."

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