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Images from William Saville-Kent’s The Great Barrier Reef of Australia (1893)

- September 20, 2018 in australia, fish, great barrier reef

Colour lithographs and photographs from the first book to extensively depict a coral reef using photography.

Flatfish Camouflage Experiments (1911)

- July 11, 2018 in camouflage, fish, flatfish, flounder, pattern

Photographs from a series of experiments in which various types of flounder through their paces as regards camouflage ability.

Flatfish Camouflage Experiments (1911)

- July 11, 2018 in camouflage, fish, flatfish, flounder, pattern

Photographs from a series of experiments in which various types of flounder through their paces as regards camouflage ability.

Bringing the Ocean Home

- June 21, 2018 in anemones, aquariums, Art & Illustrations, Books, fish, inventor of the aquarium, philip henry gosse, Religion, Myth & Legend, Science & Medicine

Bernd Brunner on the English naturalist Philip Henry Gosse and how his 1854 book The Aquarium, complete with spectacular illustrations and a dizzy dose of religious zeal, sparked a craze for the "ocean garden" that gripped Victorian Britain.

Drawings of Tetradons and Diodons (ca. 1838–42)

- March 6, 2018 in balloonfish, Diodons, fish, ocean, pacific, pufferfish, Tetradons, United States Exploring Expedition

Wonderful drawings of balloonfishes and pufferfishes made during, or shortly after, the United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842.

Drawings of Tetradons and Diodons (ca. 1838–42)

- March 6, 2018 in balloonfish, Diodons, fish, ocean, pacific, pufferfish, Tetradons, United States Exploring Expedition

Wonderful drawings of balloonfishes and pufferfishes made during, or shortly after, the United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842.

Drawings of Tetradons and Diodons (ca. 1838–42)

- March 6, 2018 in balloonfish, Diodons, fish, ocean, pacific, pufferfish, Tetradons, United States Exploring Expedition

Wonderful drawings of balloonfishes and pufferfishes made during, or shortly after, the United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842.

Drawings of Tetradons and Diodons (ca. 1838–42)

- March 6, 2018 in balloonfish, Diodons, fish, ocean, pacific, pufferfish, Tetradons, United States Exploring Expedition

Wonderful drawings of balloonfishes and pufferfishes made during, or shortly after, the United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842.

Images from the Earliest Colour Publication on Fish (1754)

- April 4, 2017 in east indies, first colour book on fish, fish, marine life, ocean life, pescatology

Poissons, Ecrevisses et Crabes can lay claim to be being the earliest known publication in colour on fish, though many specimens seem to border on fantasy.

Images from the First Colour Publication on Fish (1754)

- April 4, 2017 in east indies, fish, marine life, natural history, nature, ocean life, pescatology

Poissons, Ecrevisses et Crabes can lay claim to be being the earliest known publication in colour on fish, though many specimens seem to border on fantasy.