Vintage biology illustration of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)

Vintage biology illustration of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)

This product is a high-quality vintage biology illustration of Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, a fish of the family Gadidae, widely consumed by humans. It is made with lithography, a planographic printing process that creates a detailed and realistic image. You can download a low resolution image for free or purchase a high resolution image in png or vector format. You can also order other products with the same image, such as posters, stickers, notebooks, mugs and t-shirts. The low resolution image is free for personal use.

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If you are looking for a unique and beautiful vintage biology illustration of Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, you have come to the right place. This product is a reproduction of an original lithograph by Louis Renard, a Dutch publisher and spy who published a collection of exotic fish illustrations in the 18th century1

The Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, is a fish of the family Gadidae, widely consumed by humans. It is also commercially known as cod or codling. It has a greyish brown or yellowy green colour on its back and sides and the stomach is white or a light grey. It has closely spaced dark spots all over and a white stripe that runs along its sides. It can grow up to 200 cm long and 50 kg in weight23

Lithography is a planographic printing process that makes use of the immiscibility of grease and water. In the lithographic process, ink is applied to a grease-treated image on the flat printing surface; nonimage (blank) areas, which hold moisture, repel the lithographic ink. This technique produces a clear and detailed image that is suitable for scientific illustration45

This product offers you a high-quality vintage biology illustration of Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, that you can download in two formats: png or vector. The png format is a raster image that has a transparent background and a high resolution of 300 dpi. The vector format is a scalable image that can be resized without losing quality. You can use these images for personal or commercial purposes, such as printing, web design, or education.

You can also order other products with the same image, such as posters, stickers, notebooks, mugs and t-shirts. These products are made with durable and eco-friendly materials and printed with vivid colours. They are perfect for decorating your home, office, or classroom, or for giving as gifts to your friends and family.

If you are not ready to buy, you can download a low resolution image of the Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, for free. This image has a resolution of 72 dpi and a watermark. You can use this image for personal use only, such as viewing, sharing, or printing for non-commercial purposes.

This product is a great opportunity to own a vintage biology illustration of Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, a fish that has a long and rich history in human culture. The Atlantic cod has been a highly prized fish throughout the ages, from being a provision for Vikings sailing across the North Atlantic and a welcomed meal for Catholics fasting in Southern Europe during Lent, to starring on the menus of the very best gourmet restaurants today6

The Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, is also known by many other names in different languages, such as bacalao in Spanish, bacalhau in Portuguese, morue in French, kabeljau in German, torsk in Norwegian, turska in Finnish, tursk in Polish, merluzzo in Italian, and bakaliaros in Greek7

Don’t miss this chance to add a vintage biology illustration of Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, to your collection. Order now and enjoy the beauty and diversity of nature.

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