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|Anne Elizabeth Magurran|
|Institutions||St. Andrews University|
|Alma mater||D.Phil., University of Ulster|
|Known for||Brushing off Piranha attacks as toothless folklore.|
|Notable awards||Scientific Medal, Zoological
Society of London (1994)
Anne Elizabeth Magurran is a population biologist at St. Andrews University in Scotland. She obtained her Ph.D. at the University of Ulster and was a postdoctoral fellow at the universities of Bangor and Oxford. She is the author of several important books on biological diversity and its quantification, as essential for biological conservation.
- Magurran, Anne E. (1988). Ecological Diversity and Its Measurement. Princeton: Princeton University Press. ISBN 9780691084916.
- Magurran, A. E. 2004. Measuring biological diversity. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. ISBN 0-632-05633-9
- Magurran, Anne E. (2005). Evolutionary Ecology: The Trinidadian Guppy. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0198527853.
- Magurran, A. E. & R. M. May (eds.). 1999. Evolution of Biological Diversity. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-850304-0.
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