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Lionel Walford

Dr. Lionel Walford was the Director of the Sandy Hook Marine Laboratory from 1961 to 1971.

Lionel Walford (May 29, 1905 - April 9, 1979)[1] was a marine biologist and director of the Sandy Hook Marine Laboratory from 1960 to 1971. He advised several international fishery commissions and authored "Game Fishes of the Pacific Coast from Alaska to the Equator," "Living Resources of the Sea", and "Angler's Guide to the United States Atlantic Coast" (with Bruce L. Freeman).[2]

Walford was a participant in the 1963 Conservation Foundation conference "Implications of rising carbon dioxide content of the atmosphere" and contributed to the subsequent ground-breaking report edited by Neil Eichhorn. He also founded the American Littoral Society to help communicate science to the public.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Lionel Walford". Retrieved December 26, 2020.
  2. ^ "Dr. Lionel Walford, 73; Was Marine Biologist, Author and U.S. Aide". New York Times. New York. April 10, 1979. Retrieved November 27, 2020.
  3. ^ Conservation Foundation (March 12, 1963). Noel Eichhorn} (ed.). Implications of rising carbon dioxide content of the atmosphere. New York.
  4. ^ "Our History". American Littoral Society. Retrieved November 27, 2020.


Lionel A. Walford (January 1, 1939). Marine Game Fishes of the Pacific Coast from Alaska to the Equator. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press.

Lionel A. Walford (1958). Living Resources of the Sea. Ronald Press Company.

Freeman, Bruce; Walford, Lionel (1974). Angler's Guide to the United States Atlantic Coast. National Marine Fisheries Service.

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