Kazuhiro Nakaya

Scientist, Person

1945 –

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Who is Kazuhiro Nakaya?

Kazuhiro Nakaya is a Japanese marine scientist and ichthyologist. He graduated from Hokkaido University with a BA in 1968 and with a PhD in 1972. He is professor of Marine Environment and Resources at the Marine Laboratory for Biodiversity. He specializes in taxonomy and evolution of sharks, rays, chimaeras, and Lake Tanganyikan fish. He is the author of many articles and books on sharks and fish. In 1995 he was put in charge of dissecting and preparing the 7th specimen of the very rare megamouth shark.

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Born
Jul 27, 1945
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession
Education
  • Hokkaido University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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