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Title: The animal kingdom : arranged after its organization, forming a natural history of animals, and an introduction to comparative anatomy
Year: 1849 (1840s)
Authors: Cuvier, Georges, baron, 1769-1832 Metcalf Collection (North Carolina State University) NCRS Blyth, Edward, 1810-1873 Mudie, Robert, 1777-1842 Johnston, George, 1797-1855 Westwood, J. O. (John Obadiah), 1805-1893 Carpenter, William Benjamin, 1813-1885
Publisher: London : Wm. S. Orr and Co., Amen Corner, Paternoster Row
Contributing Library: NCSU Libraries
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e short tail, giveit a clumsy appearance ; its skin is vei7 rough. ^cymnits, the Greenland Shark, is more abun-dant in the Arctic seas, and is large and vora-cious; but is understood not to attack Man. Zygcena, forms a second genus. Like theSharks in the body, but with the snout singu-laily produced, forming two pieces like a double-h aded hammer, with an eye in the middle oft-ach extremity. The species of the Europeanseas grow to the length of twelve feet, [and webelieve larger ones are met with in southernlatitudes]. Squatina, the Angel Fish, has spiracles andwants the anal ; but it has the mouth at the end of the muzzle; the eyes in the upper part ofthe head; the head round; the body broad andflattened horizontally; the pectorals large andfar forward, but separated from the back by arig i-i9.-TheHamu.tr.iic.^cdSiiFvrk. ^jjj ,„ the gill-openiugs ; their two dorsals are behind the ventrals, and the caudal is attached both to the upper and under sides of the termination of the body.
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