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Title: Contributions to the life history of Sciaenidae of the eastern United States coast
Description: Washington: Government Printing Office, 1923. First edition. Pp. 141-201; 60 text-figures (line-drawings) - some are full page. Later wine-red cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, sm 4to. Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, volume 39, no. 1 (no. 945). The Sciaenidae are a family of fish commonly called drums or croakers in reference to the repetitive throbbing or drumming sounds they make. The family includes the weakfish, and consists of about 275 species in about 70 genera; it belongs to the order Perciformes. No ownership marks and no signs of use. A bright and clean copy in fine (as new) condition..

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Price: US$ 25.00 Seller: Natural History Books
- Book number: 7915

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