Pout whiting Unknown
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Ichthyological study of the pout whiting, Trisopterus luscus. here styled Asellus mollis latus, shown in full left profile.
Printed inscription: ‘Asellus mollis latus./ Whiting Poutes Londinensibus./ Tab. L. membr. 1. n. 4. Sumpt: D. S: Pepys. Præs. S. R.’ with further handwritten annotation ‘An Asellus mollis minor, et mollo Venetijs Tab. L. M. 1. Fig. 2. An Bib & Blinds Cornubiensibus Asellus Luseus. An Asellus septimus sivethannus Schonfeldy. Fatura Whitting Mops Londinensibus audit.’ Numbered ‘79’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate L:4 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-20665
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