Bible Illustrations — Fish are frequently mentioned in the Holy Scriptures. Well-known Old Testament references to fish include God’s creation of ‘all creatures of the sea’ on the Fifth Day of the First Week, the sea monster Leviathan, and the large fish.
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Fish have always been part and parcel of human civilisation. In a material sense, they have always been omnipresent in the everyday lives of human beings – from fishery to kitchen. At the same time, fish lead a hidden life, underwater, invisible to man.
It's Fish Week on the blog! Today is the opening of the exhibition 'Fish and Fiction' in the Leiden University Library. To celebrate, we dedicate a whole week to fishes in science and culture.