He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1937, won one of its Royal Medals in 1950. He won the Linnean Medal with Richard E. Holttum in 1964. He was Professor of Zoology, Cambridge University from 1959 to 1966, and President of the Marine Biological Association from 1960 to 1966.
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