The fish were attended by flocks of terns and noddies, the former the beautiful Sterna melanauchen.
"Narrative Of The Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Commanded By The Late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. Etc. During The Years 1846-1850. Including Discoveries And Surveys In New Guinea, The Louisiade Archipelago, Etc. To Which Is Added The Account Of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's Expedition For The Exploration Of The Cape York Peninsula. By John Macgillivray, F.R.G.S. Naturalist To The Expedition. In Two Volumes. Volume 1." by John MacGillivray
Sterna melanauchen 1 2 3.
"Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by John MacGillivray
A. Sterna anglica, Mont.
"In the Andamans and Nicobars" by C. Boden Kloss
S^8, Sclerite between 7th and 8th sterna.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 4" by Various