Classification, zoogeography and evolution of the fishes of the Cyprinoid families Homalopteridae and Gastromyzonidae.

Silas, E G (1953) Classification, zoogeography and evolution of the fishes of the Cyprinoid families Homalopteridae and Gastromyzonidae. Records of the Indian museum , 50 (2). pp. 173-264.

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Abstract

The Homalopteridae and Gastromyzonidae, which are found in the swift currents of the torrential streaIllil in South Eastern Asia, constitute two remarkable families of Cyprinoid fishes. Habitudinal segregation has induced a great variety of adaptive modifications in them.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Classification; zoogeography; evolution; fishes; Cyprinoid family; Homalopteridae; Gastromyzonidae
Subjects:Freshwater Fisheries
Divisions:CMFRI-Cochin > Biodiversity
ID Code:6928
Deposited By:Arun Surendran
Deposited On:13 Jan 2011 09:26
Last Modified:13 Jan 2011 09:26

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