"He started in aquatic research in 2007 and directly led his first expedition, I’m one witness on his heroic first expedition to Papua suffering by malaria when he back home. Since I have been providing supports during one decade of his discovering in West Papua"
"Kadarusman is a very active man and so friendly. He is an international recognised scientist of New Guinean fishes. As a friend since 2005, I’m proud of him as young talented scientist and become one of my encouragement to always learn and focus on passion“
"I've known Kadarusman a few years since we studied together in France. I acknowledge his excellent research capabilities. The discovery of the rainbowfish has become the pride of Papua and Indonesia where Kadarusman plays a major role in it".