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Dan Huston

I am an ECR with a primary focus on the taxonomy, systematics and ecology of parasitic helminths. I also have a broad interest in invertebrate animals, especially the lesser-known marine groups. The core of my research is the discovery and description of new taxa.

Dan's work profile

Dan works in the following sector(s): University

Dan's primary institution is: University of Tasmania

Dan's position is: Adjunct Researcher

Dan's work in taxonomy 

Dan has the following roles: Collecting, Specimen preparation, Identification, Research, Editing publishing and reviewing

Dan's skills are in Species delimitation, Phylogenetics, Classification, Nomenclature, Genetics & Genomics, Imaging

Dan works on the taxonomy of Animals, Acanthocephalans, Molluscs, Echinoderms, Nematodes, Flatworms, Sipunculids, Crustaceans,

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Dan is happy to be contacted for the following reasons:

Contact from others in the taxonomy community regarding taxonomy-related issues

Contact from members of the public for advice in areas of expertise (but not for identifications)

Contact from members of the public for identifications in areas of expertise

Contact re potential citizen science projects that could contribute to taxonomic research

Contact by prospective students and others who could benefit from mentorship

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