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.

 
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Bibliographic Data

Short Form
Whitley, 1948, Rec. Aust. Mus. 22(1): 70–94
Author
Gilbert P. Whitley
Year
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
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20 May 2009
Reference Number
592
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