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Jakob Johan Adolf Appellöf (Garda on Gotland 2 November 1857 – 5 January 1921) was a Swedish marine zoologist.
Appellöf matriculated at Uppsala University in 1877, earned his Ph.D. in 1886 and became a docent of zoology in 1887. In 1889 he received the position of conservator at the Museum of Bergen (in Bergen, Norway). He was appointed professor of comparative anatomy in Uppsala in 1910. With a donation from the sawmill magnate Bünsow, Appellöf established the Klubban Biological Station of Uppsala University, a station for the study of marine biology located on the west coast of Sweden. In 1919 he was elected a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and in 1920 of the Royal Society of Sciences in Uppsala.
He made several important contribution to the knowledge of cephalopods.
This article contains content from the Owl Edition of Nordisk familjebok, a Swedish encyclopedia published between 1904–1926 now in Public Domain.]
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