New fish species named after UPV-CFOS’s museum staff
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Over the course of history, many scientists named newly discovered species or organisms they come across after famous people they admire - from athletes, celebrities to political leaders or even fictional characters for various reasons. Some named them after the places where they are found or their morphological characteristics.
Gallos, L. B. (2018, April 26). New fish species named after UPV-CFOS’s museum staff. The Daily Guardian, pp. 2, 14.
New species; Fish; Taxonomy; Scientific personnel; Manuals; Ostichthys alamai; Ostichthys japonicus; Museum of Natural Sciences (MNS); Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN); College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS); University of the Philippines in the Visayas (UPV); Kagoshima University Museum; Kochi University; Alama, Ulysses B.; Matsunuma, Mizuki
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