Fishes Book by David Starr Jordan C1925
Item number: mrkFhL7Yu2o 331
Antique illustrated book "Fishes" by David Starr Jordan, copyright 1925.
Contents: the life of the fish, the exterior of the fish, the dissection of the fish, instincts habits and adaptations, adaptations of fishes, color of fishes, geographical distribution of fishes, barriers to dispersion of river fishes, fishes as food for man, the mythology of fishes, the collection of fishes, the leptocardii or lampreys, the class elasmobranchii or shark like fishes, true sharks, the holocephali or chimeras, the crossopterygii, subclass dipneusti or lungfishes, the ganoids, isosondyli, salmonidae, the grayling and the smelt, the apodes or eel like fishes, series ostariophysi, the nematognathi or catfishes, the scyphophori haplomi and xenomi, acanthopterygii synentognathi, percesoces and rhegnopteri, phthinobranchii hemibranchii lophobranchii and hypostomides, salmopercae and other transitional groups, berycoidei, percomorphi, cavallas and pampanos, percoidea or perch like fishes, the bass and their relatives, the surmullets the croakers and their relatives, labyrinthici and holconoti, chromides and pharyngognathi, the squamipinnes, series plectognathi, pareioplitae or mailed cheek fishes, gobioidei discocephali and taeniosomi, suborder heterosomata, suborder jugulares, the blennies, opisthomi and anacanthini, order pediculati, the anglers
In stunning condition with few pencil markings, amazing illustrations, nice clean pages.