Nigel Merrett

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Nigel Robert Merrett (born 1940) is a British zoologist and ichthyologist and former director of the fish section of the British Natural History Museum.[1]

In 1998, Merrett participated in an expedition headed by Nikolas Vasilyevich Parin to collect deepwater specimens.[2]


In 1997, Merrett, along with R.L. Haedrich, wrote the book Deep-Sea Demersal Fish and Fisheries.[3] In the book, they warn against fishing in deep water.[1]


  1. ^ a b staff (1998-05-21). "A survey of the sea: Going deep - Davy Jones’s locker is the ultimate commons: vast, ownerless and largely unknown". The Economist. Retrieved 2011-04-15. 
  2. ^ Dunn, J. Richard; Pietsch, Theodore W (2005). "DANIEL MORRIS COHEN" (PDF). Copeia (3): 693–700. doi:10.1643/ot-04-325. Retrieved 2011-04-15. 
  3. ^ Merrett, NR; Haedrich, R (1997). Deep-Sea Demersal Fish and Fisheries. Chapman & Hall. ISBN 0-412-39410-3. 

External links[edit]