Walter Grünberg

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Walter Grünberg (born April 7, 1934 in Vienna ; † July 13, 1996 ) was an Austrian veterinarian .


Grünberg received his doctorate in 1958 at the University of Veterinary Medicine Dr. med. vet. and completed his habilitation there in general pathology and pathological anatomy in 1970. In the same year he received the Cardinal Innitzer Prize . In 1975 he became a full professor of fish science at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna.

Grünberg also prepared numerous expert reports in the field of paleontology .

He was a corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society of London .

Publications (selection)

  • with Erich Kutzer : Demodicosis in the red deer (Cervus elaphus) . In: Zeitschrift für Parasitenkunde 40, 1972, pp. 9-17
  • with Kurt Ehrenberg: A curiously pathologically changed cave bear bone fragment from the Schlenk passage cave in the province of Salzburg . In: Die Höhle 25, 1974, pp. 136–142 online (PDF; 4.9 MB)
  • with Kurt Ehrenberg , Friedrich Bachmayer : Pathological remains of Ursus spelaeus. I. Examples of vertebral ankyloses . In: Annalen des Naturhistorisches Museum in Wien 79, 1975, pp. 23–36 online (PDF; 8.2 MB)
  • with Kurt Ehrenberg: Remarkable cave bear finds from the Schlenk passage cave expedition in 1974 . In: Die Höhle 27, 1976, pp. 11–16 online (PDF; 3.8 MB)


  • Helmuth Zapfe : Index Palaeontologicorum Austriae. Supplementum (= Catalogus fossilium Austriae issue 15a). Publishing house of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna 1987, ISBN 3-7001-0948-2 , p. 167, PDF (426 kB) on ZOBODAT
  • Elisabeth Licek, Britta Grillitsch: In memoriam o. Univ. Prof. Dr. Walter Grünberg . In: Herpetozoa 9 (3/4), 1996, pp. 175–176 ( digitized version )

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