Larkin, Peter Anthony

LARKIN, Peter Anthony, biologist (b 11 Dec 1924, Auckland, NZ; d 10 July 1996, Vancouver). He was one of Canada's leading fisheries experts. After graduating from the Univ of Saskatchewan in 1946, and attending Oxford Univ as a Rhodes Scholar, he worked as a fisheries biologist with the BC government and taught at UBC from 1948 to his retirement in 1989, when he became a professor emeritus. He was a member of the Science Council of Canada from 1971 to 1977 and served on a variety of national...

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