THE republication by Mr. A. H. Cooke of the list of Testa ceous Mollusca obtained by the late Mr. Robert MacAndrew during a dredging excursion (in 1869) in the Gulf of Suez,1 affords data for comparison with that of the Mediterranean over its eastern part, and of which the late Mr. J. Gwyn Jeffreys has, amongst other writers, given an account.2 The extreme dissimilarity in reference to the species will, upon such a comparison, impress the mind.3 I propose briefly to sketch out the process by which this dissimilarity may be supposed to have been brought about.
Annals and Magazine of Natural History, vol. xv. p. 322 (fifth series).
Ibid., vol. vi. p. 65 (fourth series).
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HULL, E. On the Cause of the Dissimilarity between the Faunas of the Mediterranean and Red Seas. Nature 31, 599 (1885). https://doi.org/10.1038/031599a0
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