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Three fish specimens
Ichthyological study of three fish species: an unknown, here styled Apri seu Caprisci [top], an Atlantic anchoveta, Cetengraulis edentulous, here styled Harengus minor [middle], and an unknown Pargus species, here styled Brama Saxatilis [bottom].
Printed inscription: ‘1. Apri seu Caprisci species/ 2. Harengus minor Indicus./ 3. Brama Saxatilis seu Pagrus Indic./ Appendicis Tab: 1 Sumptibus F Lodwick e: S: R’ Numbered ‘178’ in the top right-hand corner.
1st Appendix item 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.
Francis Lodwick (1619-1694), British linguistic scholar, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1681.
- Image reference: RS-20764
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