About Henry Bryant Bigelow

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Henry Bryant Bigelow.

WHOI's first director, 1930-1940.

Harvard-educated zoologist, hunter, and traveler; published extensive studies of the Gulf of Maine and North Atlantic fishes, plankton, and hydrography as Harvard professor of zoology; secretary to the National Academy Committee that recommended establishment of a marine laboratory on the East Coast that became WHOI.


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