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Gymnetrus Hawekenii/ Der Hawkensche Fisch/ Le Gymnetre de Hawken/ The Hawkens Fish
Artist: Bleuler Johann Ludwig ( - 1850) Switzerland; issued in: Berlin; date: ca 1785 1792 - - technic: Copper print; - colorit: original colored; - condition: Perfect condition; - size (in cm): 16,5 x 34; - description: Representation of a Red band fish.The giant oarfish (Regalecus glesne), also called the king of herrings, is a species of oarfish of the family Regalecidae. It is an oceanodromous species with a worldwide distribution, excluding polar regions.R. glesne is the world's longest bony fish. Its shape is ribbonlike, narrow laterally, with a dorsal fin along its entire length, stubby pectoral fins, and long, oar-shaped pelvic fins, from which its common name is derived. Its coloration is silvery with dark markings, and its fins are red. Its physical characteristics and its undulating mode of swimming have led to speculation that it might be the source of many sea-serpent sightings.; -vita of the artist: Johann Ludwig Bleuler (1792- 1850) was a swiss landscape painter, painter and publisher.
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