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On the natural history and classification of fishes, amphibians, and reptiles

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Statementby William Swainson.
SeriesThe cabinet cyclopaedia. Natural history.
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LC ClassificationsAC1 .L3 vol. 119-120
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Pagination2 v. :
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Open LibraryOL176756M
LC Control Numbera 14000162
OCLC/WorldCa9175693

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Fish, any of approximat species of vertebrate animals (phylum Chordata) found in the fresh and salt waters of the world. Living species range from the primitive jawless lampreys and hagfishes through the cartilaginous sharks, skates, and rays to the abundant and diverse bony fishes.

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The species in this group include frogs, toads, salamanders, and newts. Perpetual Change - the living world is constantly changing 2. Common Descent - All forms of life descended from a common ancestor 3. Multiplication of Species - Evolution produces new species by the splitting and transformation of older species.

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