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Various fish specimens
Ichthyological study of various species of fish, including:
1. A species of stickleback, Gasterosteidae, here styled Pisciculus aculeatus.
2. A ruffe or pope, Gymnocephalus cernua, here styled Cernua Fluviatilis.
3., 4. Two species of loach, Cobitoidea, here styled Aphya Cobites and Aphya vera respectively.
Printed inscription: ‘1. Pisciculus aculeatus Rond. e. P. Balt./ 2. Cernua Fluviatilis Gesn e P: B./ 3. Aphya Cobites Rond./ 4. Aphya vera Rond./ Tab. X. 14.’ with further handwritten annotation ‘2. Porca fluviatilis minor. Aurata Iragi. Gesn. Aspredo Caij. A Ruffe/ 1. Pungitius piscis Alberti Aldrovand A Stickle back, Banstickle or Sharpling/ 3. 4. An Taetura aliorum piscium ut Maenidum et Mullorum’. Numbered ‘176’ in the top right-hand corner.
Plate X:14 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-20762
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