"A family of clupeoid abdominal fishes."-Whitney, 1902

Aleopocephalidæ

"A family of clupeoid abdominal fishes."-Whitney, 1902

In the early developments of the races of mankind often groups were named based on common characteristics. Bushwomen could be found in the Mediterranean.

Mediterranean Bushwoman

In the early developments of the races of mankind often groups were named based on common characteristics.…

in early development of race, the Caucasian type consisted of Mediterranean men (Jews of Algiers), Mediterranean woman (Berber) and Nordics (Englishmen).

Early Races, Caucasian

in early development of race, the Caucasian type consisted of Mediterranean men (Jews of Algiers), Mediterranean…

An illustration of part of a stock of precious coral (red coral). Precious coral or red coral is the common name given to Corallium rubrum and several related species of marine coral. The distinguishing characteristic of precious corals is their durable and intensely colored red or pink skeleton, which is used for making jewelry.

Precious Coral

An illustration of part of a stock of precious coral (red coral). Precious coral or red coral is the…

"It appears to be confined to the Mediterranean Sea, where it grows, especially on the southern coast, attached to rocks at considerable depths in the sea. It is fished up from the deep by means of nets and other instruments. The manufacture of ornaments of this coral at Naples is of great extent." — Goodrich, 1859

Red coral

"It appears to be confined to the Mediterranean Sea, where it grows, especially on the southern coast,…

Andalusians are generally classified as "Mediterranean" chickens. They are relatively rare, and can produce up to 160 eggs per year.

Blue Andalusian Hen

Andalusians are generally classified as "Mediterranean" chickens. They are relatively rare, and can…

The kestrel, a type of small falcon native to the Mediterranean region.

Kestrel

The kestrel, a type of small falcon native to the Mediterranean region.

"An annual plant of the same genus with tares, a native of countries near the Mediterranean, and which has been cultivated from the earliest times, yielding an esteemed kind of pulse." — Chambers, 1881

Lentil

"An annual plant of the same genus with tares, a native of countries near the Mediterranean, and which…

The French developer of the Suez Canal, which joined the Mediterranean and the Red Seas in 1869.

Count Ferdinand de Lesseps

The French developer of the Suez Canal, which joined the Mediterranean and the Red Seas in 1869.

Also known as a carob tree or Ceratonia siliqua. It is a flowering shrub or tree native to the Mediterranean region. It is commonly cultivated for its edible seed pods.

Locust Tree

Also known as a carob tree or Ceratonia siliqua. It is a flowering shrub or tree native to the Mediterranean…

"Myrtle is a genus of plants, natural order Myrtaceæ, consisting of aromatic trees or shrubs, with simple opposite leaves sprinkled with pellucid glandular points, and having axillary or terminal white or rose colored flowers. One species, common myrtle, is a native of the south of Europe and countries bordering on the Mediterranean."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Myrtle

"Myrtle is a genus of plants, natural order Myrtaceæ, consisting of aromatic trees or shrubs,…

"Myrtle is a genus of plants, natural order Myrtaceæ, consisting of aromatic trees or shrubs, with simple opposite leaves sprinkled with pellucid glandular points, and having axillary or terminal white or rose colored flowers. One species, common myrtle, is a native of the south of Europe and countries bordering on the Mediterranean."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Myrtle Flower

"Myrtle is a genus of plants, natural order Myrtaceæ, consisting of aromatic trees or shrubs,…

"Settee. A vessel with one deck and a very long sharp prow, carrying two or three masts with lateen sails, used on the Mediterranean." -Whitney, 1911

Settee

"Settee. A vessel with one deck and a very long sharp prow, carrying two or three masts with lateen…

A small deciduous tree, native to the Mediterranean region. It produced the earliest-known form of turpentine, and was used in medicine by the ancient Greeks.

Terebinth Tree

A small deciduous tree, native to the Mediterranean region. It produced the earliest-known form of turpentine,…

"These animals, called <em>Umbrella-Shells</em>, are furnished with a shell, which, however, is often concealed by the mantle; the foot is usually large, and the feather-like gill hidden between a fold of the mantle and the foot. The shell is sometimes limpet-shaped. The <em>Umbrella Mediterranea</em> and the <em>U. Indica</em> are the only known species." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Mediterranean umbrella-shell

"These animals, called Umbrella-Shells, are furnished with a shell, which, however, is often…