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Behind the Scenes in Ichthyology

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

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Ranging from deep-sea fish to prehistoric sharks, the Department of Ichthyology’s collection comprises more than 2 million specimens from around the world. Scientific staff will share a rare look at collection storage spaces representing thousands of species and discuss techniques for preserving and studying these specimens. Then visit a preparation lab where new specimens are processed, and enjoy insights to current research happening at the Museum.