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Dr Tomio Iwamoto

Tomio Iwamoto examining a rattail in the Australian Museum Fish Collection, March 2003.

Mark McGrouther
© Australian Museum


Dr Tomio Iwamoto from the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco is currently working in the Fish Section.

Dr Iwamoto is an internationally recognised expert in the taxonomy of rattails, family Macrouridae.

He is examining rattails held in the Australian Museum Fish Collection that have been collected since his last visit to the Museum in 1993.

Dr Iwamoto arrived at the Australian Museum on 19 March 2003. During his month-long stay in Australia he has visited several of the fish collections in Australia.

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