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posted on 2023-11-22, 09:14 authored by Alexander Morton
Description of Lampris Luna. This very interesting specimen, the first on record of having been captured in Australia, was forwarded to the Museum by Mr. Alfred Lovett on December 18th, 1895. Mr. Lovett states that it was found washed up on the beach near Port Arthur, and weighed 130lbs. Unfortunately the crows had picked and destroyed one side.

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Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania

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In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania..

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