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Introduction to Research in Fisheries Science by SRB Scientist

For the first time, the final list of fish species in Persian Gulf and Strait of Hormuz is compiled by an SRB researcher.

Dr. Fereidoon Owfi, Marine Fishery Biologist at the Iranian Fisheries Research Organization (IFRO) and alumni highlighted the project, which has been started in 2001; with the objective of updating and clearing ambiguities on the basis of obtain new information to finalize the list of species in the Persian Gulf. He said: "We tried to determine the biogeography of fish in the Southern Iranian waters including the Persian Gulf, Sea of Oman and neighboring sea areas, such as Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean."

Dr. Owfi reminded the list is modified and revised in line with Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ) standards and the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature (ICZN).

This research was conducted in the format of a doctoral thesis under the supervision of Dr. Seyed Mohamad Reza Fatemi, Dr. Abas Ali Matlabi and Dr. Brian W. Coad, professor and international expert of ichthyology at the Natural History Museum of Canada (Ottawa).

 

 

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