Image: Masao Taniguchi

Masao Taniguchi

Masao Taniguchi measuring a fish specimen.

M. McGrouther
© Australian Museum.


At the time of his visit Masao Taniguchi was in the second year of his Masters degree under the supervision of Dr Yukio Iwatsuki at the Faculty of Agriculture, Miyazaki University, Japan.

He was working on sparid fishes (breams, porgies, snapper). In particular he worked on fishes in the genera Argyrops, Evynnis, Pagrus and Acanthopagrus.

Masao visited the Australian Museum from 12 September until 16 September 2005, after spending four days working at the Queensland Museum.

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