Joseph Fortuné Théodore Eydoux

Joseph Fortuné Théodore Eydoux (23 April 1802 – 6 July 1841) was a French naturalist.


Eydoux and Louis François Auguste Souleyet were surgeon naturalists on the expedition ship "La Favorite" which made a circumnavigation in 1830-32 captained by Cyrille Pierre Théodore Laplace. In 1836-37 he voyaged again this time with "La Bonite" captained by Auguste-Nicolas Vaillant. He published on the animals and plants collected with Gervais and Louis Souleyet who continued to publish works with Eydoux as co-author after Eydoux's death.


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The Sea Snake Aipysurus eydouxii commemorates his name.

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