John Hancock (24 February 1808 – 11 October 1890), British naturalist (ornithology and ichthyology), taxidermist and landscape architect. Brother of Albany Hancock (1806–1873).

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  • Hancock, J. 1830. Observations on the mullets of the coast of Guiana, and the grey-mullet of the British coast; with incidental remarks on the air-bladder and stomach in fishes. Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature and the Arts. London. 1: 125–139. Reference page
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