Plate VIII. U.S. Japan Expedition. Published 1856.
Drawing of Blowfish. 1820’s, Nagasaki, Japan, by artist Kawahara Keiga.
Collected by Philipp Franz von Siebold in Japan, between 1823 and 1830. The natural species and drawings of animals and plants became part of the collection of NCB Naturalis when Siebold sold his collection to the Dutch Government. Copyright
(c) NCB Naturalis . Japanmuseum SieboldHuis
Table from Credner, 1886. Die Stegocephalen aus dem Rothliegenden des Plauen’schen Grundes bei Dresden (part VI).