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Ian Jacobsen

Ian Jacobsen examining a specimen of Australian Butterfly Ray, Gymnura australis from the Australian Museum Fish Collection, February 2006.

Mark McGrouther
© Australian Museum


Ian Jacobsen is a PhD student in Marine Biology and Fisheries at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

Ian is working on the biology and taxonomy of north-east Australian benthic elasmobranchs.

He visited the Australian Museum to examine the collection's holdings of the family Gymnuridae (Butterfly Rays).

Ian visited the Australian Museum on the 9th, 10th and 13th February 2006 before returning to the University of Queensland to complete his PhD.

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