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Alaska (Volume 14) (Paperback) Loot Price: R486
Discovery Miles 4 860
Alaska (Volume 14) (Paperback): Edward Henry Harriman

Alaska (Volume 14) (Paperback)

Edward Henry Harriman

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1914. Excerpt: ... SPECIES WRONGLY ATTRIBUTED TO THIS FAUNA. Asterias rubens Linn.--Ives (1890) recorded this from San Luis Obispo. Murdoch recorded it from Point Barrow, Arctic Ocean. The latter proves to be Allasterias rathbuni Verrill. Asterias lurida Phil.--Ives (1889) recorded this from San Diego, California. It is a Chilean species and not likely to be found in Californian waters. The species mistaken for it is uncertain. Linckia guildingii Gray.--This species is known only from the West Indies and Bermuda. It was recorded with doubt by Ives (1889) from San Diego. Probably his small specimen was the young of L. columbia. For southern (Panamic) species recorded from San Diego or further north, see below, p. 346. Perhaps some are errors as to locality due to misplaced labels. GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION. The following account of the geograhpical distribution of the shallow-water species included in this paper is intended merely to give the general facts, so far as now known to me. No doubt the elaboration of the extensive collections of Forcipulata made by the steamer Albatross, from deeper waters, will very materially change the range of many species now known only from the shores and very shallow waters. For my present purpose, the entire region may be divided into four great faunal districts: I. The Beringian or North Alaskan.--This includes the Arctic Ocean coast of Alaska and all the coasts and islands of Bering Sea, south to the Aleutian Islands and Alaskan Peninsula. II. The Columbia-Alaskan.--This includes the coasts and islands of Alaska, south of the Aleutian Islands, and the entire coast of British Columbia, with Vancouver Island; Puget Sound, and the northwestern coast of Washington; the Gulf of Georgia; and the Straits of Fuca. III. The Californian.--This includes the middle and souther...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Edward Henry Harriman
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 9mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 170
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-01871-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-01871-6
Barcode: 9781151018717

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