Anton Dohrn

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Dohrn, Anton


Born Dec. 29, 1840, in Stettin (now Szczecin, Poland); died Sept. 26, 1909, in Munich. German zoologist.

Dohrn organized a marine zoological station in Naples in 1874, which was open to scientists from all countries. His main works are on the origin of vertebrates; he studied relationships between phylogenetic and functional changes of organs and took the first step in classifying them.


Der Ursprung der Wirbeltiere und das Prinzip des Funktionswechsels. Leipzig, 1875.
“Pantopoda.” In Fauna und Flora des Golfes von Neapel und der angrenzenden Meeresabschnitte. Leipzig, 1880.
In Russian translation:
Proiskhozhdenie pozvonochnykh zhivotnykh i printsip smeny funktsii. Moscow-Leningrad, 1937.
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While in Jena he first made the acquaintance of the distinguished triumvirate who were to be so very influential for his future: Hans von Marees (1837-87), Felix Anton Dohrn (1840-1909), and Adolf Hildebrand (1847-1921), who was a pupil at the Stoysche Anstalt during Grant's time there.
3) Dohrn visited Darwin on 26 September 1870: 'Ich hatte einen kranklich aussehenden Mann zu finden erwartet, sah aber eine hohe, kraftige, graubartige Gestalt vor mir, voll Leben und Heiterkeit und herzgewinnender Liebenswurdigkeit' (quoted in Theodor Heuss, Anton Dohrn in Neapel (Berlin: Atlantis, 1940), p.
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Implementing agency : Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn
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