Historical excursus on the aquarium hobby, Part 6 – Europe, 17-18th centuries

By Natasha Khardina There are speculations that the first live goldfish probably arrived in England already during the reign of James I (1566 to 1625), although, according to Thomas Penant’s report published in British Zoology in 1776, the first recorded importation was documented in 1691. Around 1650 the goldfish made its way along the great [...]
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