Dr Magnus Johnson
Lecturer in Environmental Marine Biology & Dive
Magnus grew up in the Shetland Islands and comes from a family
with a history of whaling, fishing and crofting. After graduating
from the University of Plymouth he went on to read for an M.Sc. in
Marine and Fisheries Science at Aberdeen University. His Ph.D.
(Leicester University) was a study of the specially adapted eyes of
deep-sea shrimps and involved spending 9 months at sea on British
and Russian research vessels. After completing his PhD he worked as
a scientific observer on board a Spanish fishing vessel in the
Antarctic, directed a marine station in Jamaica, worked for the
Royal Geographic Society in the Seychelles and worked as a research
diver in Belize.
Most recent publication
Johnson, M (2012)
High street cleaners. Biodiversity Science. Issue 5.
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The University of Hull,
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Tel: +44 (0)1723 357255
Fax: +44 (0)1723 370815