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Biographical entry Dannevig, Harald Kristian (1871 - 1914)

Born
2 February 1871
Arendal, Norway
Died
5 December 1914
at sea
Occupation
Fisheries expert and Applied scientist

Summary

Harald Kristian Dannevig was appointed by the New South Wales government as superintendent of fisheries investigations and fish hatcheries in 1902. In 1908 he became Commonwealth Director of Fisheries and identified large trawlable fishing grounds around south-eastern Australia.

Archival resources

National Archives of Australia, National Office

  • Harald Kristian Dannevig - Records, 1902 - 1914, A1 05/4620; National Archives of Australia, National Office. Details
  • Harald Kristian Dannevig - Records, 1902 - 1914, SP 515; National Archives of Australia, National Office. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Murray-Smith, S., 'Dannevig, Harold Kristian (1871-1914), Applied Scientist', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 8, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1981, pp. 204-205. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A080227b.htm. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.