Four-horned trunkfish Unknown
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Ichthyological study of the four-horned trunkfish, Acanthostracion quadricornis, here styled Triangularis cornutus, shown in full left profile.
Printed inscription: ‘Piscis triangularis cornutus. cij media. cauda caticea aculeus perlongus erigitur. Tab. I.15. Sumpt: D. Theodorj de Vaux Eq: auratj e S:R.’ Numbered ‘63’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate I:15 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 Theodore de Vaux (c.1628 - 1694), British physician, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1665.
- Image reference: RS-20649
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