Historical Portrait of the Progress of Ichthyology from Its Origins to Our Own Time

Georges CUVIER

Published on 29 January 2020

A founder of comparative anatomy and a giant of nineteenth-century biology, Georges Cuvier, and his student and colleague Achille Valenciennes, brought together all that was known about fishes in their massive 22-volume Histoire naturelle des poissons published from 1828 to 1849. Despite the passage of time, this work represents a landmark in the history of science, indispensable to systematic ichthyology and to comparative biology in general..., MORE

Edited by Theodore W. Pietsch