Dr Anders Hallan, Malacology Research Associate at the Australian Museum.

Key Info

  • Position Title
    Research Associate
  • Section
    Malacology Collection
    Life and Geosciences
    Australian Museum Research Institute
  • ORCID iD

Email Dr Anders Hallan

Dr Anders Hallan is a Malacology Research Associate, currently involved with a CSIRO book in production on Australian freshwater molluscs, as well as ongoing gastropod systematics research. He has previously held two postdoctoral positions at the museum, where he studied the evolution and systematics of truncatelloidean gastropods, and later Australian deep-sea conoidean seasnails.

Dr Anders Hallan was instrumental in delivering the online resource on Australian freshwater molluscs, and still forms part of the AMRI team who maintains and updates this resource. He frequently advises on matters of biosecurity, particularly in relation to freshwater and estuarine systems. Anders is a commission member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and an editorial board member of Records of the Australian Museum.


  • PhD, University of Wollongong, 2011