Turdus Pinnis, branchialibus carens: The mangrove Snapper.

The Figure represents the usual Size of this Fish; The Colour of it was that of Umber, dark on the Back, and light on the Belly: The Sides of the Mouth were red, as were some Parts of the Gills with a faint Tincture of blue: The Nose was pointed, the Mouth wide, and at the End of each Mandible were two large Teeth; it had no more than three Fins, a very long prickly one, covering the greater Part of the Back, one under the Abdomen, and a third behind the Anus: The Tail large, ending in a concave Curve. It is esteemed pretty good Food.

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