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Studies of two fishes
Marine zoological study of two Australian fishes. Figure 1 'The Pungent Chaetadon', the Old Wife (Enoplosus armatus); Figure 2 'Granulated Balistes', the Rough Leatherjacket (Scobinichthys granulates). Plate 39 from Journal of a voyage to New South Wales...by John White (J.Debrett, London, 1790). The accompanying text states of figure 1 that: "This appears to be a new and very elegant species..." The plate is inscribed: "1 Pungent Chaetedon. 2 Granulated Balistes. London Published as the Act directs Dec: 29, 1789, by I.Debrett." With light pencil annotations 'Enoplosus armatus' and 'papillosa Monacanthus' below each.
Original: copperplate engraving. 1790
- Image ref: RS-10616
- The Royal Society