Australian Museum Journal Studies in ichthyology. No. 13

Shortform:
Whitley, 1948, Rec. Aust. Mus. 22(1): 70–94
Author(s):
Whitley, Gilbert P.
Year published:
1948
Title:
Studies in ichthyology. No. 13
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
22
Issue:
1
Start page:
70
End page:
94
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.22.1948.592
Language:
English
Date published:
30 June 1948
Cover date:
30 June 1948
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Subjects:
FISHES; TAXONOMY
Digitized:
20 May 2009
Reference number:
592
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (121kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (3250kb PDF)

Abstract

[There is no abstract; the following is an excerpt from p. 71] Bassanago, gen. nov. Orthotype, Bassanago bulbiceps, sp. nov. A genus of deep-sea conger eels with the eyes large, supero-lateral; anterior nostrils, with tubes, below front of snout; cleft of mouth extending to middle of eye. No upper lip developed. Lower jaw much shorter than upper. Teeth small, conic, in bands on jaws and on vomer; anterior intermaxillary teeth exposed when mouth is closed. Head much shorter than trunk. Vent anterior to middle of length. Lateral line not branched. Dorsal originating over anterior part of pectoral. Coloration plain, mostly pale.