Various fish specimens Unknown
Product images of Various fish specimens
Various fish specimens
Ichthyological study of various species of fish, including:
1. A schelly, Coregonus stigmaticus, here styled Lavaretus Bellony.
2. A pyramidal sucker or lumpfish, Cyclopterus lumpus, here syled Lumpus Gibbosus Gesn.
3. A whitefish, possibly Coregonus wartmanni, here styled Bezola Rondel.
Printed inscription: ‘1. Lavaretus Bellony/ 2. Lumpus Gibbosus Gesn. Paralipom./ 3. Bezola Rondel./ Tab: N: 10’ with further handwritten annotation ‘ Rondel. Gesn./  Scotis Hush Paddle & Bagaty, the Buncht backt lump/  Albula carulea Gesneri/ 1. An Schelley Cumberlandis. Albula Haregifvmis D. Ray’. Numbered ‘97’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate N:10 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.
- Image reference: RS-20683
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