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).
Graduate, University Amsterdam, 1989.
Honorary research associate Raffles Museum Biodiversity Research National University Singapore. Independent consultant.
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.
Member of European Ichthological Society (president 2005).