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  • Orr, J. and R. Fritzsche. 1997. Solenostomus tuticoriensis Venkataramanujam, Venkataramani, and Devaraj, 1993, a junior synonym of Macrorhamphosodes platycheilus Fowler, 1934 (Tetraodontiformes. Copeia: 888-889.

  • Orr, J. and R. Fritzsche. 1993. Revision of the ghost pipefishes, family Solenostomidae (Teleostei. Copeia: 168-182.

  • Fritzsche, Ronald A. 1980. Revision of the eastern Pacific Syngnathidae (Pisces, Syngnathiformes), including both Recent and fossil forms (Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences). California Academy of Sciences.

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Educational Background

  • 1976 – Ph.D., Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD (Marine Biology)

  • 1967 – AB, Humboldt State College, Arcata, California (Zoology)

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