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|