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Squalean Phylogeny: A New Framework of 'Squaloid' Sharks and Related Taxa


By: Shigeru Shirai (Author)

209 pages, 58 plates with b/w line drawings; b/w line drawings, tables

Hokkaido University Press

Paperback | Dec 1992 | #27965 | ISBN: 4832902768
Availability: In stock
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About this book

Language: English with bilingual summary in English and Japanese

The present study was made with the following objectives: to describe skeletal, myological, and external features of the squaloid sharks and associated taxa; to establish the monophyly of the Squaloidei or a more comprehensive group; to elucidate the phylogenetic interrelationships of this group; and to present a new higher classification reflecting its evolutionary courses.

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