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date: 20 October 2019

Frisch, Karl von 

Source:
A Dictionary of Scientists
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 Market House Books Market House Books

(1886–1982) Austrian zoologist, entomologist, and ethologistFrisch was born in Vienna, Austria, and educated at home and at convent school. He began his academic career by studying medicine at the University of Vienna, but gave this up to study zoology at the Zoological Institute in Munich, an internationally recognized center for research in experimental zoology. He also studied marine biology at the Trieste Biological Institute for Marine Research, taking his PhD for work on the color adaptation and light perception of minnows (... ...

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