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" The length of the head could not be measured exactly, but was about eight or nine inches : the body, from the gills to the point of the tail, was three feet two inches long ; its greatest breadth six inches and a quarter, and its greatest thickness only... "
A history of the fishes of the British Islands - Page 62
by Jonathan Couch - 1863
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A History of British Fishes, Volume 1

William Yarrell - Fishes - 1836
...the upper jaw, or upper part of the mouth, was entire; upon either side of which was an operculum. The length of the head could not be measured exactly,...much broken, and partly gone, so that the number of the rays could not be ascertained. Both sides of the fish were wholly white, without a spot upon them...
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A History of British Fishes, Volume 1

William Yarrell - Fishes - 1841
...sandy beach." "Its head was much broken, probably by being dashed upon the rocks above low-water mark; the bones of the upper part of the head still remained,...much broken, and partly gone, so that the number of the rays could not be ascertained. Both sides of the fish were wholly white, without a spot upon them;...
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Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Volume 16

Natural history - 1864
...upper jaw, or upper part of the mouth, was entire ; upon either side of which was an operculum ;" " the body, from the gills to the point of the tail,...quarter, and its greatest thickness only an inch;" "both sides of the fish were wholly white, without a spot upon them ;" " the dorsal fin was the only...
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The Annals and Magazine of Natural History: Including Zoology, Botany, and ...

Natural history - 1865
...upper jaw, or upper part of the mouth, was entire ; upon either side of which was an operculum ;" " the body, from the gills to the point of the tail, was 3 feet 2 inches long; its greatest breadth 6^- inches, and its greatest thickness only an inch;" "...
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