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CONTENTS.

Evening Studies, 61; Starfishes again, 61; Dental Apparatus of Echini, 62; How to preserve Echinodermata, 63; Sea Squirts, 64; Stormy Petrels, 64; Actiniæ, 65; Jelly Fishes, 65; Parasites on them, 65; Cunning of Octopus, 66; Shells as Microscopic Objects 67.

Vignette: Wedge-tailed Eagle.


Strides of Science, 69; Difficulty of preserving Marine Objects, 69; Aquaria, 71; Their Construction, 71; How to Form, 72; Seasand and Rockwork, 73: Double Aquaria, 74; Artificial Sea-water, 75; Seaweeds, 76; Respiration of the Lower Animals, 77; Climbing Fish, 78; Stock, 78; Portable Microscopes, 79; Æration, 80; Maintenance, 81; Removal of Objects, 81; Freshwater Aquaria, 81.


Seaweeds, 83; Queenscliff Pools, 84; Melanosperms, 84; Rhodosperms, 85; Chlorosperms, 86; White ones to be rejected, 86; Marine Sensitive Plant, 86; Uses of Seaweeds, 87; Roots of Seaweeds yield hosts of microscopic objects, 88; to Collect, 88; to Preserve, 89; to Forward by Post, 89; to Lay Out, 89; Subsequent Arrangement and Examination, 89.

River-Side Rambles.—Vignette: Coliban Falls.


The Moorabool, 94; River-Side Wanderings at Home, 95; Flycatcher, 96; Reed Warbler, 97; Bitterns, 97; Spicy Mints, 97; the Damasonium, 97; Freshwater Algæ, 98; Unio and other Shells, 99; Fishing 99; Life in the Woods, 100; Fossils, 100; Mosquitoes, 100; Barwon Falls, 101; Clematis, 101; Betony-leaved Violets, &c, 102; Bullrush Caterpillar, 103.

Group of Sphæriæ. Page 109.