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Bladder fish
Length: 500mm
Lent by the University Museum of Natural History


The skin of a bladder fish, Chilomycterus reticulatus, thought to have been part of the Musæum Tradescantianum in the seventeenth century.


R.T. Gunther, Early Science in Oxford (14 vols, Oxford, 192345), vol. 3, Part 2: The Biological Collections, p. 366.



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