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Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 471, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 4
Category: Icthyology   Agriculture   Fisheries   
Topic: Malthus`s Principle of Population among Fishes. [Increase in the size of barbels due to the availability of human flesh after a battle on the banks of the Danube between the Turks and the Austrians. Would fish stock subsequently improve if river fish were fed animal meat?]
Person: DONOVAN   MALTHUS   
Source: Donovan on British Fishes   

Issue: 030, 14/05/28 p. 471, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 4
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Hybernation of Fishes. [ Mackerel and herring thought not to migrate but hibernate]
Person: BLOCH, M.   LA CEPEDE, M.   

Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animal Mechanics. (Icthyology), Para 4
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: The Four-eyed Fish of Surinam. [Construction of the pupil of Cobitis anableps, with two membranes]
Person: HOME, Sir E.   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 504, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 4
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: The Peacock-fish of Sumatra
Person: RAFFLES, Sir Stamford   BENNETT   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 4
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Co-operative fish. [Fish which help one another to escape the hook]
Person: MONTAIGNE   
Source: Apology for Lebonda   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 4
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Chinese Mode of Fishing. [Fishing method which demonstrates the attraction of fish to light]

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 4
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Salmon in Kamstchatka [sic]. [Spawning habits]

Issue: 034, 18/06/28 p. 536, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 4
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Gluttony and Longevity of the Pike. [Oldest and largest pike in "modern" records, a specimen put into the water bearing a ring of copper, by the Emperor Barbarossa, in the year 1230, discovered 267 years later]
Person: PLINY   BARBAROSSA, Emperor   

Issue: 036, 02/07/28 p. 568, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 5
Category: Icthyology   Music   
Topic: The Shad ascends rivers, and is fascinated by Music
Person: AELIANUS   
Source: Various History   

Issue: 037, 09/07/28 p. 587, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 5
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Discovery of the power of oil in stilling the waves. [Property of oil to make the sea calm revealed by seals who leave the (oily) remains of lump-suckers floating on the surface]

Issue: 038, 16/07/28 p. 602, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 5
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: The Leaf-Moon-Fish of Ceylon. [Chaetodon Vespertilio]
Person: BENNETT   
Source: The Fishes of Ceylon   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 5
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: The Whale not a Fish. [Classification of fishes reverts from arrangement according to their habitats (sea, lake and river) to the most ancient Aristotelian system of Cetacious, Cartilaginous and Spinous. Thereafter, cetacious animals are claimed for mammals]
Person: ARISTOTLE   WILLOUGHBY   RAY   

Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 651, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 6
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Whale Beef. (Flesh is similar to coarse beef. Esquimaux eat the flesh and fat and drink the oil)
Source: Voyage to Hudson`s Bay   

Issue: 042, 13/08/28 p. 669, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 4
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Amphibious Fish of the East. [Captain Cook describes a small fish found in New Holland. It moves on dry land with the help of its breast fins]
Person: PERCIVAL   COOK, Capt.   
Source: Percival`s account of Ceylon, p.318   

Issue: 046, 10/09/28 p. 731, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 4
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: The Herring. [Do herrings migrate, having been spawned in northern seas?]

Issue: 046, 10/09/28 p. 731, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 4
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: The Tunny

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 765, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 6
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Gigantic Whale. [Speculation among naturalists on the great age of a specimen arrived at Ghent. Is it 1000 years old?]
Person: KESSELS, M.   CUVIER   SCORESBY   

Issue: 049, 01/10/28 p. 780, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 6
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: The Perch not a glutton. [The apparently full stomach of a caught perch is due to the method in which it dies when dragged to the surface and not to its eating habits]
Person: JURINE, Professor   
Source: Jurine`s Histoire abregee des Poissons du Lac Leman   

Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 811, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 6
Category: Icthyology   Cetacea   
Topic: The Whale-Guide. [In ancient lore, and related by Plutarch, the whale is reputed to need a small fish to guide it and in return it allows the fish to sleep in its mouth. The Athenaeum says that the account of Plutarch is mythical as fishes do not sleep at all]
Person: PLUTARCH   
Source: Dr. Cleghorn`s Thesis De Somno   

Issue: 054, 05/11/28 p. 860, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 6
Category: Icthyology   Folklore   
Topic: Swimming of Fish. [Popular sayings about fish]
Source: Almanach des Gourmands, tom. I   

Issue: 056, 19/11/28 p. 891, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 8
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Fish in the London Clay

Issue: 058, 03/12/28 p. 923, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 11
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: The Eagle Fish. [Sciaena aquila observed off Zetland being chased by a seal. The same fish is called the Stone Basse by Couch of the Linnaean Society, who saw one off the coast of Cornwall]
Person: CUVIER   COUCH, Mr.   
Source: Risso, (Ich. Nice, p. 298, Jab. IX., Fig. 30)   
Institution: Linnaean Society   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 956, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 7
Category: Zoology   Animal Habits, Personality   Icthyology   
Topic: Migration of Pikes
Person: SHEPPARD, Rev. R.   

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 45, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Geography), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Zoogeography   Icthyology   Literature   
Topic: Fishes peculiar to certain Lakes. [Josephus says the fishes of Lake Gennesareth are unique. Hasselquist says the fish are the same as those in the Nile. Josephus also says the fountain of Capernaum is a tributary of the Nile]
Person: JOSEPHUS   HASSELQUIST   
Source: Josephus, Antiq. iii 18 and De Bello Jud.   

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 46, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 9
Category: Icthyology   Ecology   
Topic: Fish Spawn transported by Beetles. [A large beetle, perhaps called Hydrophilus picea, eats fish spawn and probably deposits it in ponds and lakes some distance from where it was laid]

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 46, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 9
Category: Icthyology   Fish Breeding   Agriculture   
Topic: Artificial Propagation of Herrings. [A fish breeding experiment made by Dr. Franklin of New England. He transported herring spawn to waters not visited by the fish. The spawn hatched and the herrings came back to the same place the next year]
Person: FRANKLIN, Dr. (of New England)   

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 78, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 7
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Fishes of New South Wales. [They are different from those in England. There are few shell fish on the coast except for oysters, muscles and cockles]

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 141, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 6
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: Swimming of Fishes. [The difference in the bulk of body and tail]

Issue: 073, 18/03/29 p. 175, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 8
Category: Icthyology   Animal Habits, Personality   
Topic: Migrations of Salmon

Issue: 097, 02/09/29 p. 554-555, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: The Pastenague of the Meta, South America, Para 4
Category: Zoology   Icthyology   
Topic: [Though most cartilaginous fishes are only to be found in the sea, the Pastenagus Humboldtii is a river fish, from the Meta in South America. Several other pastenagues exist (and some co-exist) in South American rivers. They are all described by M. Roulin]
Person: ROULIN, M.   
Institution: Museum of Natural History, Paris   

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 758-759
Heading: History of Icthyology
Category: Zoology   Icthyology   History Of Science   Philosophy Of Science   Literature   Food   
Topic: The following abstract of the History of Icthyology, by the Baron Cuvier, prefixed to his great work on the "Natural History of Fishes", has been prepared for "The Revue Encyclopedique", by M. Flourens, the author of the article on the effect of cold on animals, inserted a few weeks since in "The Athenaeum". The work of M. Cuvier above alluded to, has advanced as far as the fourth volume. When complete it will consist of between fifteen and twenty volumes octavo, or from eight to ten quarto
Person: CUVIER   FLOURENS, M.   ARISTOTLE   RONDELETIUS   BELONIUS   SALVIENUS   ARTEDI   LINNAEUS   JUSSIEU   ADAMSON   WILLOUGHBY   RAY   PLINY   CALLIMEDON   PHILOXENUS, of Cythera   LA FONTAINE   CALLIAS   HYPERIDES   MELANTHIUS   ANDROCIDES, of Cysicus   ATHENAEUS   THEOPHRASTUS   ERASISTRATUS   CLEARCHUS   LUCIAN   APULEIUS   
Source: Revue Encyclopedique   
Abstract
Issue: 111, 09/12/29 p. 774-775
Heading: History of Icthyology. (Concluded from p. 758)
Category: Zoology   Icthyology   Literature   Classical Literature   History Of Science   
Topic: [Second part of Flourens` abstract of Cuvier`s "Natural History of Fishes"]
Person: FLOURENS, M.   CUVIER   LUCULLUS   ARISTOTLE   PLINY   OPPIANUS   ATHENAEUS   AELIANUS   AUSONIUS   HORACE   SENECA   JUVENAL   MARTIAL   ARISTOPHANES   DE BEAUVAIS, Albertus Magnus, Vincent   ISIDORE, Bishop of Seville   RONDELETIUS   BELONIUS   SALVIENUS   FALLOPE   EUSTACHIUS   VESALIUS   HARVEY   DUVERNEY   HALLER   BUFFON   DAUBENTON   CAMPER   SPALLANZANI   LINNAEUS   BAUHIN   
Abstract
Issue: 129, 17/04/30 p. 238
Heading: Method of obtaining the Skeletons of small Fishes
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: [Preparing fish skeletons for specimens, by using tadpoles to eat the fish]
Person: BLUETT, M. T.   
Source: Phil. Mag. p. 151   

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 282-283
Heading: Paris Academy of Sciences. Sitting of the 12th April
Category: Botany   Trees   Chemistry   Icthyology   Animal Physiology   Entomology   Textiles   Steam Power   
Topic: [1. Milk-tree found at Demerara. 2. Germination of the Nepenthe. 3. Properties of a Sal Gemma. 4. Influence of Water on the Respiration of Fishes. 5. The Bombyx of the ancients. 6. Annual volume of the Board of Longitude. 7. The difference of opinion between St. Hilaire and Cuvier on "the theory of analogy"]
Person: DELESSERT   SMITH (of Edinburgh)   HUMBOLDT   ARNOT, M.   WALLICH, Dr. Nathaniel   ARAGO, M.   DUMAS, M.   BOUE, M.   FLEURENS, M.   LATREILLE   SAINTE HILAIRE, Geoffroy   CUVIER   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   East India Company   Botanical Gardens, Calcutta   Board of Longitude   
Letter[s], 12/04/1830
Issue: 141, 10/07/30 p. 430
Heading: Fish, Para 19
Category: Icthyology   Statistics   Natural History   
Topic: [...] In the whole, the ancients distinguished and named one hundred and fifty kinds of fishes; of which Aristotle discovered forty different kinds...
Person: ARISTOTLE   PLINY   OPPIANUS   ATHENAEUS   AELIANUS   AUSONIUS   CUVIER   

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 478
Heading: Strange Method of catching the Tortoise, Para 10
Category: Zoology   Icthyology   Reptiles   Ecology   Hunting   Fishing   
Topic: [In Mosambique, a fish of the type Echeneis is tied to a boat. It then fixes itself to the "breast-plate" of a tortoise, so firmly that the tortoise can`t escape]
Person: SALT, Mr. H.   
Source: Cuvier: Animal Kingdom   

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Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 491-492
Heading: Engravings
Category: Icthyology   
Title: A Selection of the most remarkable and interesting of the Fishes found on the Coasts of Ceylon, from Drawings made in the Southern parts of that Island, from the Living Specimens
Author: BENNETT, John Whitchurch   
Attribution: Member of the Literary and Agricultural Society of Ceylon
Institution: Literary and Agricultural Society of Ceylon   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 523
Heading: Engravings
Category: Icthyology   
Title: The Fishes of Ceylon, Drawn from Living Specimens. No. II
Author: BENNETT, J. M.   

Issue: 106, 04/11/29 p. 690-691
Heading: Travels in Mexico
Category: Geography   Central America   Zoology   Mollusca   Oysters   Icthyology   Social Anthropology   
Title: Travels in the Interior of Mexico, in 1825, 1826, 1827, and 1828
Author: HARDY, Lieut. R. W. H.   
Attribution: R. N.
Institution: General Pearl and Coral Fishery Association of London   

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