Sharks: An Eponym Dictionary

Sharks: An Eponym Dictionary

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This fascinating reference book delves into the origins of the vernacular and scientific names of sharks, rays, skates and chimeras. Each entry offers a concise biography, revealing the hidden stories and facts behind each speciesa€™ name.An extinct Cuban mammal, a bird and a reptile are named after him. ... A mammal , two reptiles and ten birds are named after him. ... He put together a traveling show, a#39;Dancing to the Fossil Recorda#39;, blending science and art (including the infamous ... It ran from San Francisco (1995), ending in Denver, Colorado (1999).

Title:Sharks: An Eponym Dictionary
Author:Michael Watkins, Bo Beolens
Publisher:Pelagic Publishing Ltd - 2015-01-30


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