|Anna Constantia (née Beresford) Thynne|
Anna Thynne with her daughters Selina and Emily
Walford, Waterford, Ireland
|Died||22 April 1866|
|Known for||marine zoology|
|Spouse||Reverend Lord John Thynne (1798–1881)|
Anna Thynne (née Beresford 1806–1866) was a British marine zoologist. She built the first stable sustained marine aquarium in 1846 and maintained corals and sponges for over three years. She was married to Reverend Lord John Thynne (1798–1881), the third son of Thomas Thynne, 2nd Marquess of Bath.
"On the increase of Madrepores". Annals and Magazine of Natural History (London: Taylor and Francis) 3 (29): 449–461. 1859.
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