East Atlantic peacock wrasse Unknown
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East Atlantic peacock wrasse
Ichthyological study of an East Atlantic peacock wrasse, Symphodus tinca, here styled Pavo Salv.
Printed inscription: ‘Pavo Salv./ Sumpt. Hugonis Willoughby Armigeri/ Tab. X. 3.’ with further handwritten annotation ‘Tudus perbelle pictus the peacock fish’. Numbered ‘165’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate X:3 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-20751
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