This Day in History: 1750-01-18

Johann Gottlob Schneider was born on this day. He was a German naturalist and classicist best known to the aquatic world for his association with Bloch. He corrected and expanded Marcus Elieser Bloch’s Systema Ichthyologiae iconibus cx illustratum, an incomplete scheme of an ichthyological system, publishing it in 1801.
He can be found cited as author of 574 taxa under Bloch & Schneider 1801.