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Seafaring scientist : Alfred Goldsborough Mayor, pioneer in marine biology

Author: Lester D Stephens; Dale R Calder
Publisher: Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Seafaring Scientist recounts the achievements of a giant in the field of marine biology. Alfred Goldsborough Mayor (1868-1922), a Harvard-trained marine biologist and close associate of Alexander Agassiz, founded and directed on behalf of the Carnegie Institution the first tropical marine biological laboratory in the Western Hemisphere. Located on Loggerhead Key in the Gulf of Mexico, the Tortugas Laboratory under  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Alfred Goldsborough Mayor; Alfred Goldsborough Mayor; Alfred Goldsborough Mayor
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lester D Stephens; Dale R Calder
ISBN: 1570036411 9781570036415 157003642X 9781570036422
OCLC Number: 65400300
Description: xiv, 220 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 24 cm
Contents: A zeal for zoology --
Campaigning curator --
A speck in the sea --
Monographs on medusae --
Remote reefs --
Twilight at Tortugas.
Responsibility: Lester D. Stephens and Dale R. Calder.
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