[Taxacom] Fw: Mystery author?

Robin Leech releech at telus.net
Tue Dec 1 18:27:53 CST 2009


Hi Stephen,
Gee, already our TAXACOM is paying off.
See the message below from my good friend Joe Nelson, author
of Fishes of the World.
Aarn is an Aboriginal.
Robin

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joseph S Nelson" <joe.nelson at ualberta.ca>
To: "Robin Leech" <releech at telus.net>
Cc: "Gary Ash" <gash at golder.com>; <s.thorpe at auckland.ac.nz>
Sent: Tuesday, December 01, 2009 5:14 PM
Subject: Re: [Taxacom] Mystery author?


> Robin,
>
> Yes, he is an Australian ichthyologist -- often publishing with Walter 
> Ivantsoff, also of Australia.
> Aarn is an Aust aboriginal name -- just one name! His refs come first  in 
> my Fishes of the world.
> Joe
>
>
> On Dec 1, 2009, at 4:30 PM, Robin Leech wrote:
>
>> Joe and Gary,
>> Does either of you know who the fish taxonomist called "Aarn" is?
>> Robin
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Stephen Thorpe" 
>> <s.thorpe at auckland.ac.nz
>> >
>> To: <TAXACOM at mailman.nhm.ku.edu>
>> Sent: Tuesday, December 01, 2009 3:42 PM
>> Subject: [Taxacom] Mystery author?
>>
>>
>>> Can anybody shed any light on a mysterious fish taxonomist called 
>>> "Aarn", see discussion here:
>>> http://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Ark#Aarn
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>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Dr. Joseph S. Nelson, Professor Emeritus,
> Department of Biological Sciences,
> the University of Alberta
> Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E9, Canada
> email--joe.nelson at ualberta.ca or jsne at shaw.ca
> http://members.shaw.ca/fishesoftheworld/
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