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Bulletin of the British Museum (Zoology), Vol. 17, No. 7: The Clupeoid Fishes Described by Bloch and Schneider

Journal / Magazine

Series: Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Zoology Volume: 17/7

By: Peter James Palmer Whitehead (Author)

19 pages, 3 plates with 9 b/w line drawings; 2 b/w line drawings

London Natural History Museum

Paperback | Mar 1969 | #203203
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About this book

This is the fourth in a series of studies dealing with a fundamental problem in the systematics of clupeoid fishes – the problem of poor original descriptions relating to material that has rarely been re-examined. The clupeoid species described by Bloch and by Schneider are particularly important because they provide some of the oldest names still in use and because the types have not been redescribed in the modern era of clupeoid systematics, that is to say since Regan's pioneering studies of some 40 years ago.

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