Alan Couch

Enjoying Australian Wildlife and Biodiversity

About me

I am a biologist, but one has to pay the bills so worked for a long period outside the discipline. Nature, wildlife and science generally is where my real interest lies. Now studying for PhD at University of Canberra.

My info

Full name
Alan Couch
I am
an enthusiast, a student, a citizen scientist, a professional scientist
Curator level
Full Curator


74 objects curated
16 taxa curated
11 images set as exemplar
0 articles selected for Overview
0 preferred classifications selected

21 common names added
3 common names removed
3 common names curated

6 taxa commented
17 comments submitted
41 articles added

Curator qualifications


B.Sc.(Hons) University of New England Armidale NSW (Microbiology and Zoology) 1984 See 

PhD Candidate Institute for Applied Ecology, University of Canberra

Curation scope
Australian mammals, reptiles and frogs, some Australian freshwater fish and their parasites.