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Dr Joseph Nelson

Dr Joe Nelson at the Australian Museum, June 2009.

Mark McGrouther
© Australian Museum


Dr Nelson is Professor Emeritus at the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He is author of 'Fishes of the World', a very important ichthyological reference work that is now in its fourth edition.

Joe worked at the Australian Museum after attending the Indo-Pacific Fish Conference in June 2009.

During his visit he examined fishes in the families Cottidae, the sculpins and Psychrolutidae, the flathead sculpins.

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