Journal of Ichthyology

, Volume 57, Issue 3, pp 473–483 | Cite as

Contribution of Karl Fedorovich Kessler (1815−1881) to fish systematics and faunal research

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The biography and research activities of Karl Fedorovich Kessler (1815−1881), an outstanding zoologist, in the area of ichthyology are briefed. His main studies into fish systematics and faunistics are considered as well as his contribution to ichthyological collections.

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Kessler biography research activities collection activities 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Zoological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia

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