Brown meagre Unknown
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Ichthyological study of a brown meagre or cob, Sciaena umbra, here styled Corvo de Fortiera Salv, in full right profile.
Printed inscription: ‘Corvo de Fortiera Salv./ Tab. S. 20. Sumpt S. Rob: Clayton Equitis aurati’. Numbered ‘147’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate S:20 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.
Sir Robert Clayton (1629–1707), British banker and politician, was not a Fellow of the Royal Society.
- Image reference: RS-20733
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