- Of the Ichthyology of Ceylon I am obliged to speak ill very different terms; for although the materials are abundant almost to profusion, little has yet been done to bring them under thoroughly scientific scrutiny. - "Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon", J. Emerson Tennent.
- It is hoped they may be procured alive, and the means afforded of determining how the musical sounds are produced and emitted, with other particulars of interest supposed new in Ichthyology. - "Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon", J. Emerson Tennent.
- But the gar fish is the most terrible among the American ichthyology, and a Louisiana writer describes it in the following manner:- " Of the gar fish there are numerous varieties. - "Monsieur Violet", Frederick Marryat.