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Spotted trunk fish
Ichthyological study of the spotted trunk fish, Lactophrys bicaudalis, here styled Quadrangularis, shown in full right profile, its body covered in spots.
Printed inscription: ‘Piscis quadrangularis, cui in singulis medis squamis lateralibus singulæ maculæ majusculæ./ Tab. I.12. Sumpt. D. Samuelis Pepys Præs. S. R.’ Numbered ‘60’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate I:12 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-20646
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