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Maurice Kottelat

Maurice Kottelat, ichthyologist. Achievements include discovery of Paedocypris progenetica, the smallest known fish and smallest known species with a backbone. Member of European Ichthological Society (president 2005).

Education

  • Graduate, University Amsterdam, 1989.

Career

  • Honorary research associate Raffles Museum Biodiversity Research National University Singapore. Independent consultant.

Major achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of Paedocypris progenetica, the smallest known fish and smallest known species with a backbone.

Works

  • Author: Fishes of Laos, Freshwater Fishes of Northern Vietnam, Freshwater Fishes of Western Indonesian & Sulawesi, 2000, as well as others. Contributor articles to professional journals. Founder and editor (quarterly journal) Ichthyological Explorations of Freshwaters.

Membership

Member of European Ichthological Society (president 2005).
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  • 1989
    University Amsterdam