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Various fish specimens
Ichthyological study of various fish species, including:
- A common seasnail, Liparis liparis, here styled Liparis nostras and under the same common name.
- A common blenny, Lipophrys pholis, here styled Alauda non cristata Rond and under the common name ‘sea larke’.
- A common dragonet, Callionymus lyra, here styled Dracunculus Rond.
- An unidentified species, possibly of the Pholidae family, here styled Pholis Rond.
- An unidentified species of the Exocaetus family here styled Exocaetus Rond.
- A Risso’s dragonet, Callionymus risso, here styled Blennus Rond.
- A crested blenny, Parablennius laticlavius, here styled Galerita Rond and under the common name ‘crested sea larke’.
- An unidentified species of seasnail, here styled Liparis Rond.
Printed inscription: ‘1. Liparis nostras Sea Snail Dunelmensibus/ 2. Alauda non cristata Rond/ 3. Dracunculus Rond/ 4. Pholis Rond/ 5. Exocaetus Rond. 6. Blennus Rond/ 7. Galerita Rond/ 8. Liparis Rond/ Tab: H: 6. Sumpt: D: Pauli Ricaut Equitis aurati e: S: R:’ with further handwritten annotation: ‘2. Mulgranos et Buleard Cor:nubia. Galetto Livorni the Sea Larke/ 4. Philis Alaude species/ 7. Alauda Cristata Rondel. The Crested Sea Lark’ Numbered ‘47’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate H:6 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 Paul Rycault (c.1628-1700), British diplomat and historian was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1666.
- Image reference: RS-20633
- The Royal Society
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