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Mike Bruton

About 

Mike Bruton was born and educated in East London, where the first coelacanth was caught. He studied under JLB and Margaret Smith at Rhodes University, and subsequently took over from Margaret Smith as Director of the JLB Smith Institute of Ichthyology, launching a series of expeditions to study the coelacanth. He has been involved in coelacanth conservation and has given talks around the world on ‘old fourlegs’.

Titles by this author

When the famous South African fish scientist Professor JLB Smith published Old Fourlegs...
This colourful illustrated children’s book is aimed at ages 9-14. It recounts the...
When the famous South African fish scientist Professor JLB Smith published Old...
The discovery of the modern-day coelacanth will forever be linked with the name of JLB Smith...
This colourful illustrated children’s book is aimed at ages 9-14. It recounts the...
The discovery of the modern-day coelacanth will forever be linked with the name of JLB Smith...