Live sharksucker Mark Catesby
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Zoological study of a live sharksucker, Echeneis naucrates, referred to here as Remora, shown in right profile against a specimen of swordbush, Phyllanthus epiphyllanthus.
Signed and inscribed: 'Phylanthos &c [above] Reora [below]'
Written in the associated description: 'What this fish hath peculiar to it self is, that the Crown of the Head is flat and of an oval Form, with a Ridge or rising, running length ways, and cross ways to this 16 Ridges with hollow Furrows between'.
Plate 26 from volume II of Mark Catesby's The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands (London, 1731).
- Image reference: RS-18772
- © The Royal Society
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