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Published: 2021-10-12

John Berkeley James (John) Wells (1935–2018)––Life, career and remembrances

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National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd (NIWA), 301 Evans Bay Parade, Greta Point, Wellington, New Zealand.
11 Signallers Grove, Strathmore Park, Wellington, New Zealand.
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Abstract

John Wells, who died at age 83 on 12 November 2018, was a research scientist, teacher, Professor of Zoology, Dean of Science at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, family man and community leader. He was a man of his time, surviving World War II, progressing to a career that stretched around the world.

 

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    Coull, B.C. & Wells, J.B.J. (1981) Density of mud-dwelling meiobenthos from three sites in the Wellington region. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 15, 411–415. https://doi.org/10.1080/00288330.1981.9515933
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How to Cite

COULL, B. C. ., BRADFORD-GRIEVE, J. M. ., & HICKS, G. R. . (2021). John Berkeley James (John) Wells (1935–2018)––Life, career and remembrances. Zootaxa, 5051(1), 7–10. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5051.1.4