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Sabine stöhr

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Sabine Stöhr

Senior Curator


Phone:   +46 (0)8 519 551 05 


  • Research on Ophiuroidea
  • Administration and development of the collection database.
  • Loan of echinoderms. Collection management.

Area of research

Systematics and diversity of brittle stars (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea) including:
  • Brittle stars of the South Pacific (in collaboration with T. O'Hara, Australia)
  • Icelandic brittle stars (BIOICE)
  • Some Mediterranean ophiuroids (in collaboration with H. Zibrowius and Emilie Boissin, Marseille)
  • Character evolution and development as a tool for understanding fossils (in collaboration with John Jagt, Maastricht and Ben Thuy, Tübingen)
  • Ophiuroids in reducing environments

Research project

Brittle stars of Iceland
Brittle stars of the South Pacific


Sabine Stöhr's publications

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