'L'Omble, La Roie, ou Salmomet des Alpes' [Arctic char] Anonymous
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'L'Omble, La Roie, ou Salmomet des Alpes' [Arctic char]
Freshwater zoological study showing a side view of the Arctic char (here termed Salmo alpinus, accepted taxonomy Salvelinus alpinus). With a detail of the roe of the fish. Plate 18 from the book Icones rerum naturalium, ou figures enlumlinees d'histoire naturelle du Nord, by Peter Ascanius, volume 1 (Copenhagen, 1772). Inscribed lower left "Ic. Rer. Nat. Tab. XVIII." Peter Ascanius was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1755.
Original: copperplate engraving. 1772
- Image reference: RS-9877
- The Royal Society
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