Product images of Boxfish
Ichthyological study of an unidentified species boxfish, possibly Ostracion cubicum, here styled Ran ostracion, shown in full right profile.
Printed inscription: ‘Piscis quadrangularis quatuor tuberculis medio dors o insignitus; e M. S. Ran ostracion prior Aldrovandi. Tab. I.10.’ Numbered ‘58’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate I:10 from De historia piscium libri quatuor, by Francis Willughby and John Ray (Oxford, 1686).
Francis Willughby (1635-1672), British naturalist, was an Original Fellow of the Royal Society.
John Ray (1627-1705), British naturalist, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1667.
- Image reference: RS-20644
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