Document Type



Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Publication Date



Translation series (Virginia Institute of Marine Science) ; no. 27


This book was a thesis selected by "The Collective Papers of Science and Technology Research of Shanghai City, 1960". The article reviews the literature of past hundred years on sciaenid fishes, examines sciaenid specimens collected along our coastal areas, and contains a detailed description of the taxonomy of Chinese sciaenids. This book is for the use of the teachers and students of the biology departments in colleges and scientists of related specialties.


Translated from: Monographs of fishes of China. Chinese ed.: 1963. Labbish Ning Chao, translator; John A. Musick and Linda P. Mercer, editors.


Sciaenidae. Fishes > China > Classification.

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.



To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.