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Mr. R. E. Richardson


THE Middle West of the United States lost an outstanding ichthyologist and aquatic biologist by the death on April 14 of R. E. Richardson, best known for his work on the monumental volume, “The Fishes of Illinois”, written in collaboration with S. A. Forbes, and for his researches and publications on the use of organisms as indexes of the degree of pollution of natural waters.

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