Perch and momyrus Unknown
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Perch and momyrus
Ichthyological study of an unknown species of perch, here styled Perca marina [top] and an unknown species of mormyrus, here styled the same.
Printed inscription: ‘1. Perca marina Salv./ 2. Mormyrus Salv/ Tab. X. 6 Sumpt D. Leonardi Plucknet. M. D.’ with further handwritten inscription ‘ an Channa vel Hiatula. A Sea Pearch/  Rondel. Aldrovand’. Numbered ‘168’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate X:6 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.
Leonard Plukenet (1642-1706), British botanist, was not a Fellow of the Royal Society.
- Image reference: RS-20754
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