Smooth trunkfish Unknown
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Ichthyological study of the smooth trunkfish, Lactophrys triqueter, here styled Trangularis ex toto cornibus carens, shown in full left profile.
Printed inscription: ‘Piscis trangularis ex toto cornibus carens. Tab. I:18. Sumpt.: D. Rob: Southwell Equitis aurati e. S. R.’ Numbered ‘66’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate I:18 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.
Sir Robert Southwell (1635 - 1702), British diplomat and government official, was an original Fellow of the Royal Society.
- Image reference: RS-20652
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