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Page ii - THE Committee desire to intimate that no copies of these Memoirs will be presented or exchanged, as the prices have been fixed on such a scale that most of the copies will have to be sold to meet the cost of production. The Memoirs may be obtained at the nett prices stated, from Messrs.
Page vi - Memoir as they appear, or later bound up in convenient volumes. It is hoped that such a series of special studies, written by those who are thoroughly familiar with the forms of which they treat, will be found of value by students of Biology in laboratories and in Marine Stations, and will be welcomed by many others working privately at Marine Natural History.
Page v - Annual Reports of the Committee and five volumes dealing with the "Fauna and Flora" have been issued. At an early stage of the investigations it became evident that a Biological Station or Laboratory on the sea-shore nearer the usual collecting grounds than Liverpool would be a material assistance in the work. Consequently the Committee, in 1887, established the Puffin Island Biological Station on the North Coast of Anglesey, and later on, in 1892, moved to the more commodious and...
Page viii - As announced in the preface to ASCIDIA, a donation from Mr. FH Gossage of Woolton met the expense of preparing the plates in illustration of the first few Memoirs, and so enabled the Committee to commence the publication of the series sooner than would otherwise have been possible. Other donations received since from Mr. Gossage, and from Mrs.
Page vi - ... Marine Stations, and will be welcomed by many others working privately at Marine Natural History. The forms selected are, as far as possible, common LMBC (Irish Sea) animals and plants of which no adequate account already exists in the text-books. Probably most of the specialists who have taken part in the LMBC work in the past will prepare accounts of one or more representatives of their groups. The following list shows those who have either performed or promised.
Page vi - Some of the workers have published papers on morphological points, or on embryology and observations on life-histories and habits ; but the majority of the papers in the volumes on the " Fauna and Flora of Liverpool Bay " have been, as was intended from the first, occupied with the names and characteristics and distribution of the many different kinds of marine plants and animals in our district. And this faunistic work will still go on. It is far from finished, and the Committee hope in the future...
Page ii - Cardium — published in December, 1899, 92 pp., six plates and a map, price 2s. 6d. „ III. Echinus — published in February, 1900, 36 pp. and five plates, price 2s. „ IV. Codium — -published in April, 1900, 26 pp. and three plates, price Is. 6d.
Page ii - Arenicola — published in March, 1904, 126 pp. and eight plates, price 4s. 6d. „ XII. Gammarus— published in July, 1904, 55 pp. and four plates, price 2s. „ XIII. Anurida — published in October, 1906, 107 pp.
Page v - Uobb and Co., 1899.) THIS is the first of a series of memoirs which is being prepared by the Liverpool Marine Biology Committee under the editorship of Prof. Herdman, to supply a want which " has been constantly felt of a series of detailed descriptions of the structure of certain common typical animals and plants, chosen as representatives of their groups, and dealt with by specialists.