Alfred William Alcock

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Alfred William Alcock

Alfred William Alcock (June 23, 1859 – March 24, 1933), British naturalist.

Author abbreviation: Alcock


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  • Alcock, A.W. 1889. Natural history notes from H.M. Indian marine survey steamer Investigator, Commander Alfred Carpenter, R.N., D.S.O., commanding. No. 13. On the bathybial fishes of the Bay of Bengal and neighbouring waters, obtained during the seasons 1885-1889. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) 4(24): 450–461. BHL


  • Alcock, A.W. 1891. Class Pisces. In: II. Natural history notes from H. M. Indian marine survey steamer Investigator, Commander R. F. Hoskyn, R. N., commanding. Series II., 1. On the results of deep-sea dredging during the season 1890–91. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 6) 8(43/44): 16–34 (1 July); 119–138 (1 Aug.), Pls. 7–8.



  • Alcock, A. W., 1896: Natural history notes from H. M. Indian marine survey steamer `Investigator,' Commander C. F. Oldham, R. N., commanding. Series II. No. 23. A supplementary list of the marine fishes of India, with descriptions of two new genera and eight new species. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, 65 (pt 2, No. 3): 301–338. BHL


  • Alcock, A.W. 1898. Natural history notes from H. M. Indian marine survey ship `Investigator,' Commander T. H. Heming, R. N., commanding.--Series II., No. 25. A note on the deep-sea fishes, with descriptions of some new genera and species, including another probably viviparous ophidioid. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, (Series 7) 2(8) (art. 22): 136–156. BHLReference page
  • Alcock, A.W. 1898. Report on the Natural History Results of the Pamir Boundary Commission. Office of the Superintendent of Government Printing: Calcutta. 45 pp. + 5 pls. Reference page


  • Alcock, A.W. 1900. Illustrations of the zoology of the Royal Indian marine surveying steamer Investigator, … Fishes. Calcutta. 7: no p., Pls. 27–35.


  • Alcock, A.W. 1905: Marine crustaceans. XIV. Paguridae. In: J.S. GARDINER (ed.). The fauna and geography of the Maldive and Laccadive archipelagos, being an account of the work carried out and the collection made by an expedition during the years 1899 and 1900. 2: 827-835. Reference page
  • Alcock, A.W. 1905a: Catalogue of the Indian decapod Crustacea in the collections of the Indian Museum. Part II. Anomura. Fasc. I, Pagurides. Indian Museum, Calcutta 1-197. full article (BHL). Reference page
  • Alcock, A., 1905. A revision of the "Genus" Peneus, with diagnoses of some new species and varieties. Annals and magazine of natural history (7)16: 508–532. BHL
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