Reference numberEC/1948/16
Previous numbersCert XV, 194; A05359
TitleOrton, James Herbert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionCitation typed
CitationDistinguished for his classical investigations of the feeding mechanisms in a large number of molluscan, annelidan and protochordate types. Also for his discovery if protandric hermaphroditism in Crepidula and other molluscs. More recently he has made fundamental contributions to our knowledge of the sexual cycle in salmon. He is also the author of a large number of papers dealing with the growth rate and bionomics of the oyster and other invertebrates of economic value.
A list of publications is attached.
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge. J Gray; H Graham Cannon; C M Yonge; F S Russell; A C Hardy; G R de Beer; H Munro Fox; D M S Watson; C F A Pantin; R B Seymour Sewell
Access statusOpen

Orton, James Herbert: certificate of election to the Royal Society

Fellows associated with this archive
NA429Orton; James Herbert (1884 - 1953)1884 - 1953
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView