Reference numberCLP/15i/58
TitlePaper, 'An account of a very large eel lately caught at Maldon in Essex; with some considerations about the generation of eels' by Mr Dale
DescriptionDale writes about a 'large congery or sea eele' caught off the coast of Essex [England]. Includes quotes from John Ray, Mr Daniel Apothecary of Colchester and Strabo about eels regarding the fact that the eel caught in Malden was seven foot in length, discussing Leeuwenhoek's work on eels, and whether eels are oviparous or viviparous.

Subject: Zoology

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of a very large eel, lately caught at Maldon in Essex; with some considerations about the generation of eels, by Mr. Dale'
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1698.0021
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 20 (1698), p 90
Related records in the catalogueRBO/8/20
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