Olsen, A. M. (Albert Mervyn) (1917-2008)

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Olsen, A. M. (1917-2008)
Olsen, Albert Mervyn (1917-2008)
Olsen, Mick (1917-2008)
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Fisheries expert
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Mick Olsen was Director of Fisheries and Chief Fisheries Officer, South Australia (1967-79). He previously worked as a bacteriologist and biologist with the CSIR/CSIRO (1942-63) and is an authority on school shark fisheries.

Born Launceston, Tasmania, 27 November 1917. Educated University of Tasmania (BSc, 1940; MSc, 1946). Medical bacteriologist and biochemist, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Sydney University, 1941-42. Bacteriologist (research officer) CSIR Division of Food Preservation and Transport, Homebush, 1942-46. Biologist (senior research officer) CSIR/CSIRO Division of Fisheries and Oceanography, Hobart, 1946-63. Harvesting manager and research biologist, Alginates (Aust.) Pty Ltd, Orford, Tasmania, 1963-67. Permanent Head and Director, Fisheries and Fauna Conservation Department, South Australia, 1967-72. Director of Fisheries, South Australia, 1972-73. Director of Fisheries Research and Acting Director of Fisheries, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, South Australia, 1973-76. Chief Fisheries Officer, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, South Australia, 1976-79. Retired 1979. Inaugural Chairman (1992-93) and member Board of Directors (1993-98), Ducks Unlimited (Wetland Care Australia).

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Olsen, Albert Mervyn
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. History of Microbiology in Australia
    Fenner, Frank
    Published: Australian Society for Microbiology, Melbourne, 1990
  3. A.M. (Mick) Olsen
    Morgan, Helen
    Published: 2000
    Series: Australasian Science, 21, 3, 46
  4. "Stowell" and the Squatters
    Pearce, Alan
    Published: CSIRO Marine Laboratories, Hobart, 1988
    Series: CSIRO at Sea: 50 Years of Marine Science, 43-48
  5. Fishery Management: the prawn fishery of South Australia: the real story of its establishment
    Olsen, A. M.
    Published: 1981
    Series: Professional Fisherman, 3, 37-40
  6. Field Station - Tasmania
    Olsen, A.M.
    Published: CSIRO Marine Laboratories, Hobart, 1988
    Series: CSIRO at Sea: 50 Years of Marine Science, 39-42
  7. Recollections - 1946 to 1978
    Olsen, A.M.
    Published: 1979
    Series: SAFIC, 3, 3, 15-18
  8. Ian William Wark 1899-1985
    Rees, A. L. G.
    Published: 1987
    Series: Historical Records of Australian Science, 6, 4, 533-548
  9. For They were Fishers: the History of the Fishing Industry in South Australia
    Wallace Carter, Evelyn
    Published: Amphitrite Pulishing House, Adelaide, 1987

Resources by A. M. Olsen (7)

  1. The Coorong, a multi-species fishery / A.M. Olsen, D. Evans
    Olsen, A. M. (Albert Mervyn), 1917-2008
    [ Book : 1991 ]
    At 10 libraries
    The Coorong, a multi-species fishery / A.M. Olsen, D. Evans
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 9.575)

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  2. Pesticide levels in some marine and freshwater fish of South Australia / by A.M. Olsen
    Olsen, A. M. (Albert Mervyn), 1917-2008
    [ Book : 1988 ]
    At 9 libraries
    Pesticide levels in some marine and freshwater fish of South Australia / by A.M. Olsen
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  3. Synopsis of biological data on the school shark, Galeorhinus australis (Macleay 1881) / prepared by A.M. Olsen
    Olsen, A. M. (Albert Mervyn), 1917-2008
    [ Book : 1984 ]
    At 5 libraries
    Synopsis of biological data on the school shark, Galeorhinus australis (Macleay 1881) / prepared by A.M. Olsen
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  4. Heavy metal concentrations of fish, other aquatic biota, River Murray and South Australian aquatic environments / by A.M. Olsen
    Olsen, A. M. (Albert Mervyn), 1917-2008
    [ Book : 1983 ]
    At 11 libraries
    Heavy metal concentrations of fish, other aquatic biota, River Murray and South Australian aquatic environments / by A.M. Olsen
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  5. Predator birds can benefit agriculture / [by A.M. Olsen]
    Olsen, A. M. (Albert Mervyn), 1917-2008
    [ Book : 1970 ]
    At 2 libraries
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  6. Biological and life history studies of the yabbie, Cherax destructor and its potential for aquaculture / A.M. Olsen
    Olsen, A. M. (Albert Mervyn), 1917-2008
    [ Book : 1979 ]
    At Uni of TAS Library
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.93)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 5.93)

  7. The big catch
    Tasmania. Department of Film Production
    [ Video : 1963 ]
    At State Library of NSW
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  1. An investigation into the effect that the harvesting of Macrocystis might have on stocks of the spiny lobster or marine crayfish, Jasus Lalandei : interim report / prepared by A.M. Olsen
    Alginates (Australia) Pty. Ltd
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    An investigation into the effect that the harvesting of Macrocystis might have on stocks of the spiny lobster or marine crayfish, Jasus Lalandei : interim report / prepared by A.M. Olsen
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  4. Heavy metal concentrations in fish, other aquatic biota, River Murray and South Australian aquatic environments / by A.M. Olsen. Appendix. Determination of heavy metals in fish, crustaceans and molluscs / by T. Parouchais, L.T. Palmer and C. Paroucha...
    Olsen, A. M
    [ Book : 1983 ]
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  1. Fishery management: the prawn fishery of South Australia: the real story of its establishment
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  2. Evaluation of the antibacterial residue surveillance programme in Danish pigs using Bayesian methods.(Report)
    Baptista, F.M; Alban, L; Olsen, A.M; Petersen, J.V; Toft, N
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  3. Fish and major fisheries. -around the Eyre Peninsula, South Australia-
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    Gleeson, James. Parr, Lenton. Drysdale,Russell. Thomas, Laurie. Thomas, Danie.l Robertson R.G. Olsen, John. Read, Herbert. Heath, Tom. Martin, Fred. H...
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