Systematic Catalogue of the Fishes of Tortugas, Florida with Observations on Color, Habits, and Local Distribution
By Longley, William Harding (edited and compiled by Samuel F. Hilderbrand)
Pp. xiii, 331; 34 full page plates (black-and-white photographs and halftone drawings). Publisher’s original light gray printed wrappers, lg 8vo. The Tortugas are a small group of sandy islands, the terminal members of a series of keys which fringe the southern Florida coast. The name, Tortugas, is the Spanish equivalent for Turtle Islands, so named because sea turtles in the past came to lay their eggs there. Papers From Tortugas Laboratory, Volume 34. Carnegie Institution of Washington Publication no. 535. No ownership marks but the front wrapper contains two black areas where a former owner’s name had been blacked out.
|Publisher||Carnegie Institution of Washington|
|Publisher Place||Washington, DC|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||Aside from the two black areas on the front wrapper, this is a tight and clean copy in very good condition.|