This Day in History: 1887-01-28
Paul Lassenius Kramp was born on this day. He was a Danish cnidariologist, a marine biologist specializing in the study of jellyfish.
Kramp is honoured in the names of a subfamily and 2 genera along with 12 species under krampi.
Cnidariologist, derived from the scientific Latin Cnidaria – cnid-, Latin, cnide (Greek, knidh), nettle, sea-nettle; -aria, suffix, connected to or possessed by; -ologist, from Greek logos, account, explanation, narrative, reasoning; study (post-classical) – one who is versed in or studies.