John Cocks

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John Cocks (1787–1861) was a marine biologist and botanist.

He was the first to discover the red algae Stenogramme interrupta,[1] on 21 Oct 1846.[2]


  1. ^ Published: 1825. Algarum Fasciculi; or A Collection of British Sea-weeds, Carefully Dried and Preserved, and correctly named. University Press, Dublin. Purchased 1991 by Ulster Museum specimens catalogued: F8968 - F9145.
  2. ^ William Henry Harvey (1857) Synopsis of British Seaweeds, pp103 Lovell Reeve, London. Link Retrieved 3 May 2010
  3. ^ "Author Query for 'Cocks'". International Plant Names Index.