Epaulette shark, 18th century

Epaulette shark, 18th century

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Caption: Epaulette shark (Hemiscyllium ocellatum), 18th-century artwork. Pencil sketch by Herman Dietrich Sporing made during Captain James Cook's first voyage (1768-1771). This artwork is part of the collections held at the Natural History Museum, London, UK.

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