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William Adam (1909 — 1988) was a Belgian malacologist who specialised in cephalopods.[1] Adam described a number of cuttlefish and bobtail squid species, including Euprymna hoylei, Sepia cottoni, Sepia dollfusi, Sepia dubia, Sepia reesi, Sepia sewelli, Sepia thurstoni, Sepia vercoi, and Sepiola knudseni.


  1. ^ van Goethem, J.L. 1989. In memoriam: William Adam, 1909–1988. Basteria 53(1–3): 25–27.


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