Collection UT470 - Marine life photographs

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Marine life photographs


  • 1949-1980 (Creation)

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Dr Guiler was born in Ireland and moved to Tasmania in 1947 to work at the Zoology Department, University of Tasmania. He became an early researcher into the Tasmanian Devil, and a leading researcher on the Thylacine. Guiler was a Lecturer 1948-1951, Senior Lecturer 1952-1973 and then Reader 1974-1983 in Zoology at the University of Tasmania. He published over 100 scientific papers including 6 on the Tasmanian Tiger. He conducted several expeditions into remote areas of Tasmania. For more information see :

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Photographs (prints - 120mm x 160mm or 115mm x 115mm) of marine life, including environment and close ups of species in Tasmania (mainly taken in the 1950s) and also a series taken in Chile in 1955. By Zoology staff member, Eric Guiler. Tasmanian locations include Betsy Island, Balckmans Bay and Kingston, Bridport, Dodges Ferry, Dunalley, Eaglehawk Neck, Fisher Island, Freycinet Peninsula, Kettering, Howrah, Pipeclay Lagoon, Port Arthur and Trial Harbour

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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