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H o w ever, his e x t e n s i v e record o f p u b l i c a t i o n s i n c l u d e s s c i e n t i f i c p a p e r s o n r e p resentatives o f a l m o s t e v e r y m a j o r g r o u p o f i n v e r t e b r a t e s ; n o t o n l y t h e o n e s m e n t i o n e d a b o v e , but also, a n n e l i d w o r m s , b r a c h i o p o d s , m o l l u s c s , s p o n g e s , a n d trilobites. (Bassler 1945; B e c k e r 1938; B r a d s h a w 1989; B r a n d t a n d D a v i s 2007; Byers 2001; C a s t e r 1951,1981, 1982; C r o n e i s 1963; C u f f e y , D a v i s , a n d U t g a a r d 2002; M e r r i l l 1924; S h e r b o r n 1940; S h i d e l e r  2002; U l r i c h 1891.
A sea without fish : life in the Ordovician sea of the Cincinnati region by David L Meyer; R A Davis