Pisces In The 10th Edition Of Systema Naturae
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Pisces In The 10th Edition Of Systema Naturae
In the 10th edition of ''Systema Naturae'', Carl Linnaeus described the Fish, Pisces as: Always inhabiting the waters; are swift in their motion and voracious in their appetites. They breathe by means of gills, which are generally united by a bony arch; swim by means of radiate fins, and are mostly covered over with cartilaginous scales. Besides the parts they have in common with other animals, they are furnished with a nictitant membrane, and most of them with a swim-bladder, by the contraction or dilatation of which, they can raise or sink themselves in their element at pleasure. Linnaean Characteristics *Heart: 1 auricle, 1 ventricle. Cold, dark red blood *Gills: external *Jaw: incumbent *Penis: (usually) none *Eggs: without whites *Organs of Sense: tongue, nostrils?, eyes, ears *Covering: imbricate scales *Supports: fins. Swims in the Water & Smacks. Apodes ;''Muraena'' (eels) *''Muraena helena'' – Mediterranean moray *''Muraena ophis'' – Ophichthus ophis, Spotted snak ...
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Carl Linnaeus
Carl Linnaeus (; 23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his as Carl von Linné, p. 171. (), was a Swedish botanist, zoologist, taxonomist, and physician who formalised , the modern system of naming organisms. He is known as the "father of modern ". Many of his writings were in Latin, and his name is rendered in Latin as (after 1761 Carolus a Linné). Linnaeus was born in , the countryside of , in southern Sweden. He received most of his higher education at and began giving lectures in botany there in 1730. He lived abroad between 1735 and 1738, where he studied and also published the first edition of his ' in the Netherlands. He then returned to Sweden where he became professor of medicine and botany at Uppsala. In the 1740s, he was sent on several journeys through Sweden to find and classify plants and animals. In the 1750s and 1760s, he continued to collect and classify animals, plants, and minerals, while publishing several volumes. He was one of the most a ...
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