Dr Dennis Gordon



B.Sc., M.Sc. (Hons), Ph.D.


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Dennis Gordon is a global authority on the systematics, phylogeny, and biology of living and fossil bryozoans. He has a broad interest in all biodiversity and serves on the international project teams of the Catalogue of Life and World Register of Marine Species. He is also coordinator and editor of the decade-long project "Inventory of New Zealand Biodiversity" that provides the authoritative names for the New Zealand Organisms Register. In 2005, Dennis was the recipient of the New Zealand Marine Sciences Society Award for his lifetime contribution to marine science.