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.

 
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Bibliographic Data

Short Form
Whitley, 1937, Rec. Aust. Mus. 20(1): 3–24
Author
Gilbert P. Whitley
Year
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
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