Coney fish and cottonwick Mark Catesby
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Coney fish and cottonwick
Zoological study of a coney fish [above], Cephalopholis fulva, referred to here as a Perca marina puncticulata, and a cottonwick [below], Haemulon melanurum, referred to here as a Perca marina cauda nigra. Both are shown in profile, with their mouth slightly open, showing their teeth.
Inscribed: 'Perca &c [above] Perca cauda nigra [below]'
Plate 7 from volume II of Mark Catesby's The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands (London, 1731).
- Image reference: RS-18652
- © The Royal Society
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