Luis Howell-Rivero

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1906 – 1986

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Who was Luis Howell-Rivero?

Luis Howell-Rivero was a Cuban biologist and anthropologist. In the 1920s and 1930s he identified numerous new species of animals, especially fish, in Cuba and the rest of the Caribbean. One example is Squalus cubensis, the Cuban dogfish. He helped establish institutions for the study of biology and botany throughout Central and South America and later in life became an expert for UNESCO.

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Born
1906
Havana
Also known as
  • Luis Howell Rivero
Nationality
  • Cuba
Education
  • Doctor of Science, University of Havana
    ( - 1930)
Lived in
  • Havana
    (1906/09/23 - )
Died
Oct 7, 1986
Florida Keys

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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