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Animals Described in 1999 - Shoal Bass, Petalura Litorea, Typhlops Annae, Haycocknema Perplexum, Asperoteuthis Lui, Iais Floridana (Paperback) Loot Price: R261
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Animals Described in 1999 - Shoal Bass, Petalura Litorea, Typhlops Annae, Haycocknema Perplexum, Asperoteuthis Lui, Iais...

Animals Described in 1999 - Shoal Bass, Petalura Litorea, Typhlops Annae, Haycocknema Perplexum, Asperoteuthis Lui, Iais Floridana (Paperback)

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Chapters: Shoal Bass, Petalura Litorea, Typhlops Annae, Haycocknema Perplexum, Asperoteuthis Lui, Iais Floridana, Ceylonthelphusa Kandambyi, Ceylonthelphusa Sentosa, Calcinus Areolatus, Calcinus Morgani, Thaumastocheles Dochmiodon, Nardovelifer Altipinnis. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 39. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The shoal bass (Micropterus cataractae) is a species of freshwater fish in the sunfish family (Centrarchidae) of order Perciformes. One of the black basses, it is native to subtropical waters in Florida and Georgia. It is also found in Alabama. Of typical size for a black bass, M. cataractae reaches a maximum recorded length of 61 cm (24 in) and a maximum published weight of 8 pounds and 12 ounces. Only described for the first time in 1999, the shoal bass remains poorly understood by ichthyologists. The shoal bass is often confused with the redeye bass, due to its red-tinted eyes. Until October 1999, this species was variously considered to be a redeye bass or subspecies of the redeye bass. James Williams and George Burgess published the official description of the new species in Volume 42, No. 2 of the "Bulletin of the Florida Museum of Natural History," which was printed on October 8, 1999. The red color of eyes associates this species with the redeye and Suwannee bass at first glance. However, it is more closely related to the spotted bass morphologically. Shoal bass generally are olive green to nearly black along the back. A dusky dark blotch about 50-67 percent of the size of the eye occurs on the back edge of the gill cover. Three diagonal black lines radiate along the side of the head looking like war paint. 10-15 vertical blotches appear along the sides with tiger-stripes often appearing in between. The belly is creamy or white and wavy lines may appea...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=121374

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 40
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-28437-6
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LSN: 1-157-28437-X
Barcode: 9781157284376

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