Robert Boog Watson
Rev Robert Boog Watson BA FRSE (26 September 1823 – 23 June 1910) was a Scottish malacologist and minister of the Free Church of Scotland best known as the author of the report on the Scaphopoda and Gastropoda collected during the H.M.S. Challenger expedition to survey the world's oceans from 1873 to 1876. Watson also described various Opisthobranchia from Madeira.
He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1862.
In later life he is recorded as living at 19 Chalmers Street on the south side of Edinburgh.
- Robert Boog Watson (c. 1897). On the marine mollusca of Madeira : with descriptions of thirty-five new species and an index-list of all known sea-dweling species of that island.
- George Dixon; Robert Boog Watson (1858). A Descriptive Manual of British Land and Fresh Water Shells, Containing Descriptions and Figures of All the Species.
- "Challenger Reports". Science. American Association for the Advancement of Science. VIII: 524. 1886. doi:10.1126/science.ns-8.200S.524.
- Malaquias, Manuel Antonio E. (July 2004). "The opisthobranch molluscs described by the Reverend Robert Boog Watson from the Madeira archipelago (northeast Atlantic, Portugal)". Journal of Conchology. Conchological Society of Great Britain & Ireland. 38: 231. Retrieved 2009-03-13.
- Edinburgh and Leith Post Office Directory 1905-6
- * Robert Boog Watson B.A., F.R.S.E., F.L.S, Mollusca of H.M.S. ‘Challenger’ Expedition.—Part VIII; Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology, Volume 15, Issue 87, pages 388–412, October 1881
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