Defying Limits and Bounds: Glimpses of the life and science of a visionary biologist, Dr. S.Jones, Founder President, MBAI

James, P S B R and James, D B (2009) Defying Limits and Bounds: Glimpses of the life and science of a visionary biologist, Dr. S.Jones, Founder President, MBAI. In: International Symposium Marine Ecosystems Challenges and Opportunities, 9-12 February 2009, Cochin.

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    Abstract

    Santhappan Jones was born on the 27'h August, 1910 at Kovalam in the Kerala State as the fifth and last child of his parents. He had his early education at Venganoor near Kovalam and at Trivandrum. He graduated from the Maharaja's College of Science, Trivandrum in 1933 and worked in the same college as honorary research scholar for an year. Later he joined the Zoology Laboratory of Madras University on a scholarship under Prof. R. GopalaAiyer and obtained the M.Sc. degree in 1937 for the research on breeding and development of brackishwater fishes. His work on fishes attracted the attention of welllmown ichthyologists like Dr. Baini Prasad, Dr. Sunderlal Hora and Dr. B. Sundara Raj. He worked for a brief period at the Colombo Museum and Madras Christian College before joining the erstwhile Travancore State Service as an entomologist in 1937.

    Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
    Uncontrolled Keywords: S Jones
    Subjects: Library & Information Science
    Marine Biology
    Divisions: CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Subject Area > CMFRI Brochures > CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    CMFRI-Kochi > Biodiversity
    Depositing User: Arun Surendran
    Date Deposited: 26 Aug 2011 04:16
    Last Modified: 09 Sep 2015 15:51
    URI: http://eprints.cmfri.org.in/id/eprint/8702

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