John Randall Death | Passed Away | Obituary
John Randall Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished John Randall.
called him “Ichthyologist Extraordinaire.” We call him a top contributor to our journal. Join us in remembrance of the life & mighty career of Dr. John E Randall (1924-2020). [Masked angelfish, Genicanthus personatus, one of many species described by Dr Randall in BMS]
It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we bid goodbye to one of the world’s eminent ichthyologists, taxonomists and leading authorities in coral reef fishes, Dr. John E. Randall. Science world has lost a giant.
I’ll never forget the 1st time I saw the amazingly colorful fish on a tropical reef. Sorry to hear of the passing of Dr. John E. Randall, the world’s greatest ichthyologist. He described >800 fish as shown in this @masna award video by Bruce Carlson https://t.co/dTYGqtQvqW. pic.twitter.com/XAe6YL4hEv
— Dr. Eric Brennan likes thinking…outside…the📦 (@EBrennanScience) June 1, 2020
One of the greatest ichthyologists on earth passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2020. Dr. John “Jack” E. RANDALL. I was fortunate to benefit from his incredible knowledge and experience. I would like to pay a sincere and humble tribute to him. Dear Jack, soon in fish heaven. pic.twitter.com/wfJijBN0OP
— Eric CLUA (@ericclua) April 29, 2020
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