Australian Museum Journal Studies in ichthyology. No. 10

Shortform:
Whitley, 1937, Rec. Aust. Mus. 20(1): 3–24
Author(s):
Whitley, Gilbert P.
Year published:
1937
Title:
Studies in ichthyology. No. 10
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
20
Issue:
1
Start page:
3
End page:
24
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.20.1937.563
Language:
English
Plates:
plate ii
Date published:
15 May 1937
Cover date:
15 May 1937
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Subjects:
FISHES
Digitized:
13 May 2009
Available online:
16 July 2009
Reference number:
563
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (93kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (2748kb PDF)

Abstract

[Excerpt from first page] This species is the true Grey Nurse Shark of Australia, which has not hitherto been figured from a fresh specimen. "Whilst on holidays at Bateman's Bay, New South Wales, in March, 1936, I saw a number of specimens caught by Mr. Zane Grey and his associates and also by local fishermen. The largest was about 9 ft. 9 in. over all, and was dirty pale brownish in colour; the smallest specimen was pale grey, with irregular light rusty spots. A specimen utilized by Mr. Grey in his cinema film was selected for drawing, and had the following characters: Etc.