Two clownfishes

Vittore Pedretti (1799-1868) and D Costello, after1830

The Royal Society

The Royal Society
London, United Kingdom

Marine zoological studies of the Saddleback clownfish Amphiprion polymnus (above, here styled Amphiprion laticalvius) together with the Orange clownfish Amphiprion percula (below, here styled Amphirion tunicatus). Side views with line sections of each fish.

Plate 132 from the book Histoire naturelles des poisons…tome 1-21…by Georges Cuvier and Achille Valenciennes (Paris, F.G. Levrault, 1828-1849).

Inscribed below ‘1. AMPHIPRION à larges bandes. AMPHIPRION laticlavius. n. 2. AMPHIPRION à tunique noire. AMPHIPRION tunicatus. n.’ and attributed ‘D. Costello. Impe. de Langlois. Pedretti sculp.’

Georges Cuvier (1773-1838), Baron Cuvier, French zoologist, was elected a Foreign Member of the Royal Society in 1806.

Achille Valenciennes (1794-1865), French zoologist.


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