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Ichthyological study of the hake, here styled Asellus Salviani, shown in full right profile, with mouth open.
Printed inscription: ‘Membrum: 11. Non aculeatj, quibus duce in dorso pinnæ eriguntur./ Asellus Salv. The Hake./ Tab L membr: 2. n. 1. Sumptibus Frider: Slare M. D. e S. R.’ with further handwritten annotation ‘Asellus primus Rondel, sive Merculcius, item Bellon. Aldrovand. Maris Lucius.’ Numbered ‘81’ in the top left-hand corner.
Plate L:2:1 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.
Frederick Slare (c.1647-1727), British chemist and phyisician, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1680.
- Image reference: RS-20667
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