Stella Turk

British zoologist

Stella Maris Turk, MBE (1925 – 3 April 2017) was a British zoologist, naturalist, and conservationist.

Stella Maris Turk
Stella Maris Treharne

Died3 April 2017(2017-04-03) (aged 92)[1]
Cornwall, England
Spouse(s)Frank Turk
AwardsStamford Raffles Award
Scientific career
FieldsZoology, natural history, conservation
InstitutionsUniversity of Exeter

Turk was known for her activities in marine biology and conservation as it applies to marine molluscs and mammals. Turk became a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in 2002, and was awarded the Stamford Raffles Award by the Zoological Society of London in 1979.

References change

  1. "Stella Turk Obituary (2017) - Legacy Remembers".

More reading change

  • J. Light, 2003. "In conversation with Stella Turk." Mollusc World 3: 16–17, 20.

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