Fishes from the Auckland and Campbell Islands, Cape Expedition, 1942-1944
CitationParrott A (2020). Fishes from the Auckland and Campbell Islands, Cape Expedition, 1942-1944. Version 1.1. Southwestern Pacific Ocean Biogeographic Information System (OBIS) Node. Occurrence dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/k9c55c accessed via GBIF.org on 2020-09-25.
This report is based on the collections of specimens and data in the Auckland and Campbell Islands in the years 1942-44. Early in 1941, coast-watching stations were established at Port Ross, Carnley Harbour, and Perseverance Harbour, and the personnel of from three to five men at each were relieved once a year. Standing instructions issued by the Navy Office included a recommendation that the men should, in addition to service routine, record general observations on natural phenomena. This report is regarded as of the Cape Expedition which was the war-time code name for parties in the field between 1941 and 1945.
A small collection of fishes was brought back by the Cape Expedition, 1942-44. The 34 specimens examined belonged to six species all previously recorded from this region, with the expection of Limnicthys rendalli n.sp., which was considered a new species.
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- Parrott, A.W. (1958) Fishes from the Auckland and Campbell Islands, Records of the Dominion Museum, Vol. 3, Pt. 2, pg. 109-119 -
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