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Sir Frederick Russell
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Born in Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Born on 3rd of November 1897
Died on 5th of June 1984

Born 1897. Died 1984 - English marine biologist.

Educated at Cambridge. Best known for his work on medusae and zooplankton communities. Elected FRS in 1938, knighted in 1965.

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