Image: Dr Javad Ghasemzadeh

Dr Javad Ghasemzadeh

Javad Ghasemzadeh in the ichthyology dry lab, 30 August 2013.

Mark McGrouther
© Australian Museum


Javad Ghasemzadeh visited the museum between 30 August and 3 September 2013. During this time he examined type and non-type mullet specimens (family Mugilidae) from the ichthyology collection. He also examined specimens that were loaned from SAIAB.

Javad did his postraduate studies at the University of New South Wales and Macquarie University in Sydney.  For his PhD project on the Taxonomy and Phylogeny of Indo-Pacific Mullets with special reference to the Australian Mullets, he spent considerable time at the Australian Museum. Javad also had a fellowship to reexamine the museum's specimens of mullets in 1999. At present he is an associate professor at Chabahar Maritime University in Iran.

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