Long-spine porcupinefish Unknown
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Ichthyological study of the long-spine porcupinefish, Diodon holocanthus, here styled, Guaperva histrix, shown in full right profile.
Printed inscription: ‘Guaperva histrix. Tab. I.21. Sumpt. D. Samuelis Pepys Præs. S. R.’ Numbered ‘69’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate I:21 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.
Samuel Pepys (1633-1703) British naval official and diarist, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1665 and served as President between 1684-1686.
- Image reference: RS-20655
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