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A Plea for a National Marine Zoological Survey


    WHILST the influential meeting recently held at the Royal Society, for the purpose of founding a Society for the Biological Investigation of the British Coast, is still in the minds of naturalists, the present occasion is a fitting opportunity for the expression of opinions respecting the scope and aims of such an undertaking, as well as to suggest in what way zoological investigation in general may be more systematically directed than has hitherto been the case in this country.

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