Grey triggerfish Unknown
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Ichthyological study of the grey triggerfish of the Balistes genus, here styled Capriscus salviani, shown in full right profile.
Printed inscription: ‘Capriscus Salvian./ Tab. I.19. Sumptibus D. Iacobi Mounsen e. S. R.’ with further handwritten annotation ‘Pesee Balastra./ An Guaperva Brasiliensibus Margrau./ Aper Bellonij huie affinis est si non idem. Piexe Porco Lusitanis.’ Numbered ‘67’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate I:19 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-20653
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