Smooth trunkfish Unknown
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Ichthyological study of the smooth trunkfish, Lactophrys triqueter, here styled Trangularis capitis cornibus carens, shown in full right profile.
Printed inscription: ‘Piscis triangularis capitis cornibus carens Clus. Tab.I:6. Sumpt. D. Samuelis Pepys Præs. S. R.’ Numbered ‘64’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate I:16 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-20650
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