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Product images of Various fish specimens
Various fish specimens
Ichthyological study of various species of fish, including:
1. A lile or piquitingas, from the herring family, Clupeidae, here styled Piquitinga Brasil [left].
2. An unknown livebearer species from the Poeciliidae family, here styled Guaru guaru Brasil [right].
3. An unknown species here styled Piaba Brasil [middle].
Printed inscription: ‘ 1. Piquitinga Brasil/ 2. Guaru guaru Brasil/ 3. Piaba Brasil/ Tab. Q: 7’ Numbered ‘120’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate Q:7 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-20706
- The Royal Society
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