Excerpt from The Voyage of John Huyghen Van Linschoten to the East Indies, Vol. 2 of 2: From the Old English Translation of 1598; The First Book, Containing His Description of the East
Best kinds of fish, 11 seer fish curry crabs and crayfish; shellfish, 12 sharks shark anecd... ote strange fish taken at Goa (apparently a manis), 13 another strange fish commemorated by a picture at Goa, 14, 15 crocodiles, etc.; great shellfish at Malacca (tridacne) monstrous crabs, 16.
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