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“Respiration in fishes” and “Putterism.”
The Section of Zoology of the British Association (for the Advancement of Science coming to the Toronto meeting, beginning August 6, include the following...
Secretary—W. J. Dakin, D.Sc., F.L.S., Z.Z.S., professor of zoology, University of Liverpool, will speak on “Respiration in fishes” and “Putterism.”
Science 49:1539 (June 27, 1924) : 572 : link
William John Dakin (1883-1950), wikipedia
see also this beautiful memorial :
Ursula Bygott and K. J. Cable, “Dakin, William John (1883–1950)”, Australian Dictionary of Biography, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,
published first in hardcopy 1981, accessed online 27 November 2022.
“...his department, some of whose members did not approve of his wide range of interests or his teaching methods... He took little part in university administration.”