Try and spot this weird fish at low tide

Montagu had an in­sa­tiable cu­rios­ity for the nat­u­ral world.

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Colonel Ge­orge Montagu (1753–1815) was a Vic­to­rian army of­fi­cer and nat­u­ral­ist, best known as an or­nithol­o­gist, whose name is most fa­mously car­ried by the Montagu’s har­rier, a much rarer species in Bri­tain nowa­days. He was also the first to de­scribe the lesser horse­shoe bat, over 100 species of snail and nu­mer­ous crus­taceans. While liv­ing in Devon, he spent a lot of time ex­plor­ing the South West coast. It’s not just the snail­fi­fish that bears his moniker: there is also a Montagu’s ray, sucker and blenny ( left).

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