The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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Eocene to present. Closely similar to Centropomidae. Piscivorous; freshwaters of
Africa; at river mouths and along coasts in Southeast Asia and northern Australia;
up to about 180 cm (6 ft) long and 140 kg (300 Ib); excellent food fishes. Family ...
Family Sillaginidae (whitings). Oligocene to present. Elongated fishes with long,
conical snout, small mouth; moderately long dorsal and anal fins; anal with 2
weak spines. About 6 species of small marine fishes of shallow water; Indo-
Resembles Stromateidae; presumably derived from a percoid- like ancestor; no
spines in fins; pelvics and scales present in young, both absent in adult; body
elongated, much compressed; up to 220 cm (7 ft). Suborder Blennioidei Fairly
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