Tag Archives: Invertebrates

Expedition to Davis Strait: Rough Seas, Cod-Liver Sandwiches and a Highly Diverse Marine Ecosystem to Study

Noel Alfonso’s recent sea voyage wasn’t easy, but his efforts were well rewarded. He reports that 71 fish specimens and 119 invertebrate specimens have enriched the museum’s Arctic collections—and our understanding of this environment. Continue reading

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Fun, Sun and Fatmuckets: The Canadian Museum of Nature Goes to River Day at Petrie Island

Surprising mussels! A team of museum biologists share their passion for invertebrates. Continue reading

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Live deep-sea ROPOS dives at the Museum – Part 1

On July 8, 2010, a multidisciplinary team of marine scientists left Halifax Harbour with the mission, among other things, to explore the seafloor in deep water areas never visited before. They used a remotely-operated vehicle called ROPOS to dive at … Continue reading

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