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A CATALOG OF THE FISLIES OF THE ISLAND OF FORMOSA, OF.
TAIWAN, BASED ON THE COLLECTIONS OF ])Il.
By David Starr Jordan and Robert Eakl Richardson.
In the year 1906 a large collection of the market-fishes of the island of For-
mosa was made by Dr. Hans Sauter. These were sent to the writers for identifica-
tion, and were at" our sugsjestion purchased by the Carnegie Museum, in which they
are now preserved. A number of duplicates have been presented to tlie Museum of
Stanford University in California.,
This collection was obtained in the port of Takao, or Takow, on the south-
western coast of the island of Formosa, called in Japanese Taiwan. It is in excel-