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British Fishes

Printed for the author and F. C. and J. Rivington, London, 1802-1808.Created by: NYPL's Public Domain ArchiveDated: 1808
Doree, Zeus, Faber.
The natural history of British fishes, including scientific and general descriptions of the most interesting species and an extensive selection of accurately finished coloured plates.
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Gurnard, streaked, Tirgla Lineatus.

Gurnard, streaked, Tirgla Lineatus.

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Red-eye, Cyprinus erythropthalmus.

Red-eye, Cyprinus erythropthalmus.

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Carp, Cyprinus Carpio.

Carp, Cyprinus Carpio.

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Conger Eel, Muræna Conger.
Mullet, Mugil Cephalus.

Mullet, Mugil Cephalus.

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Doree, Zeus, Faber.

Doree, Zeus, Faber.

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Trout, Salmo Fario.

Trout, Salmo Fario.

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Sea Monster, Chimera monstrosa.
Surmulet, Mullus Surmuletus.

Surmulet, Mullus Surmuletus.

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Flying-fish, Exocoetus Volitans.
Rubescent Band-fish, Cepola rubescens.
Porbeagle Shark, Squalus Cornubicus.
Lump Sucker, Cycloterus Lumpus.

Lump Sucker, Cycloterus Lumpus.

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Coal Fish, Gadus Carbonarius.

Coal Fish, Gadus Carbonarius.

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Plaise, Pleuronectes Platessa.

Plaise, Pleuronectes Platessa.

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Haddock, Gadus Æglefinus.

Haddock, Gadus Æglefinus.

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Common Sturgeon, Acipenser Sturio.
Cod, five-beared, Gadus Mustella.

Cod, five-beared, Gadus Mustella.

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Bleak, Cyprinus Alburnus.

Bleak, Cyprinus Alburnus.

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Old Wife Wrasse, Labrus Tinca.

Old Wife Wrasse, Labrus Tinca.

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Loche, Cobitis Barbatula.

Loche, Cobitis Barbatula.

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Spotted Goby, Gobius minutus.

Spotted Goby, Gobius minutus.

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Lesser Spotted Dog-fish, Squalus Catulus.
Pilchard,Clupea pilcardus.

Pilchard,Clupea pilcardus.

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sucker, bimaculated, Cyclopterus bimaculatus.
Sordit Dragonet, Callionymus Dracunculus.
Weever, Trachinus Draco.

Weever, Trachinus Draco.

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Trimaculated Wrasse, Labrus trimaculatus.
Whiff, Pleuronectes megastoma.

Whiff, Pleuronectes megastoma.

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Burbot, Gadus lota.
Saury, or Skipper Pike, Esox saurus.
Gurnard, sapphirine, Trigla hirundo
Dragonet, gemmous, Gallioyumus Lyra.

Dragonet, gemmous, Gallioyumus Lyra.

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The natural history of British fishes, Vol. 2, [Title page]
Sand Launce, Ammodytes Tobianus.
Father Lasher, or Sea Scorpion, Cottus Scorpius.
Minow, Cyprinus phoxinus.
Sole, Pleuronectes Solea.

Sole, Pleuronectes Solea.

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European Atherine, Atherina Hepsetus.
Variegated Sole, Pleuronectes variegatus.
Piper, Trigla Lyra.
Wolf-fish, Anarhichas Lupus.
Spotted Blenny, or Butter-fish, Blennius gunnellus.
Common Perch, Perca fluviatilis.
Lesser Lamprey, Petromyzon fluvialitis.

Lesser Lamprey, Petromyzon fluvialitis.

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Scotch Torsk,  Gadus Brosme.
Dab, Pleuronectes limanda.
Sewen, Ssalmo Cambricus.
Flounder, Pleuronectes flessus.

Flounder, Pleuronectes flessus.

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Pollack, Gadus Pollachius.
The natural history of British fishes, Vol. 3, [Title page]
Electric Ray, Raja Torpedo.

Electric Ray, Raja Torpedo.

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Roach, Cyprinus ritulus.
Clupea alosa, young, White Bait.
Starry Ray, Raja radiata.
Chub, Cyprinus Jeses.

Chub, Cyprinus Jeses.

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Angel shark, Squalus Squatina.
Hake, Gadus Merluccius.

Hake, Gadus Merluccius.

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Small-headed Dab, Pleuronectes microcephalus.

Small-headed Dab, Pleuronectes microcephalus.

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Pelagic Pipe-fish, Syngnathus Pelagicus.
Stellated Globe Diodon, Tetrodon stellatus.
Diminutive Sucker, Cyclopterus Montagui.

Diminutive Sucker, Cyclopterus Montagui.

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Gudgeon, Cyprinus Gobio.

Gudgeon, Cyprinus Gobio.

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Fifteen-spined Stickleback, Gasterosteus spinachia.

Fifteen-spined Stickleback, Gasterosteus spinachia.

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Sting Ray, Raja Pastinaca.
Mirror Ray, Raja miraletus.
Tench, Cyprinus Tinca.
Bib, Gadus Luscus.
Whiting, Gadus Merlangius.

Whiting, Gadus Merlangius.

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Shorter Pipe-fish, Syngnathus Typhle.
Snipe, or Trumpet-fish, Centriscus Scolopax.

Snipe, or Trumpet-fish, Centriscus Scolopax.

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Holibut, Pleuronectes Hippoglossus.
Cyclops Flounder, Pleuronectes Cyclops.

Cyclops Flounder, Pleuronectes Cyclops.

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The natural history of British fishes, Vol. 5, [Title page]
Opah, or King-fish, Zeus Luna.

Opah, or King-fish, Zeus Luna.

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Great, or Bony Gar-fish, Esox Osseus.
Black Goby, Gobius niger.

Black Goby, Gobius niger.

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Mackarel, Scomber Scomber.

Mackarel, Scomber Scomber.

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Scad, Scomber Trachurus.

Scad, Scomber Trachurus.

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Wrasse, striped, Labrus Variegatus.

Wrasse, striped, Labrus Variegatus.

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Cyprinus Barbus, Barbel.

Cyprinus Barbus, Barbel.

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Grey Gurnard, Trigla Gurnardus.

Grey Gurnard, Trigla Gurnardus.

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Ten-spined Stickleback, Gasterosteus pungitius.

Ten-spined Stickleback, Gasterosteus pungitius.

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Viviparous Blenny, Blennius viviparous.
Spine-backed Shark, Squalus Acanthias.
Gattorugine Blenny, Blennius Gattorugine.
Fishing Frog, or Common Angler, Lophius Piscatorius.

Fishing Frog, or Common Angler, Lophius Piscatorius.

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Ling, Gadus Molva.
Ray, rough, Raia Rubus.
Thornback, Raia clavata.
Turbot,  Pleuronectes maximus.

Turbot, Pleuronectes maximus.

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Shad, Clupea alosa.
Common Gar-fish, Esox belone.
Sparus, four-toothed, Sparus dentex.

Sparus, four-toothed, Sparus dentex.

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Wrasse, streaked, Labrus lineatus.

Wrasse, streaked, Labrus lineatus.

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Sucker, Ocellated, Cyclopterus Ocellatus.
Grayling, Salmo  Thymallus.

Grayling, Salmo Thymallus.

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The natural history of British fishes, Vol. 1, [Title page]

The natural history of British fishes, Vol. 1, [Title page]

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Tunny, Scomber Thynnus.

Tunny, Scomber Thynnus.

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Stickleback, three-spined, Gasterosteus Aculeatus.

Stickleback, three-spined, Gasterosteus Aculeatus.

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