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The museum is pleased to welcome two new members to its Board of Trustees With their arrival, the museum also bids farewell to Board vice-chair Nicholas Offord.
Enjoy this slide show with some new species described by our researchers in 2018
Marine Fishes of Arctic Canada, co-written by fish scientists at the museum, has received the Dartmouth Medal for outstanding reference of the year from the American Library Association.
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- The rocks in fishes’ heads tell amazing stories
When I collect and research fish specimens for the Canadian Museum of Nature’s collection, I’m often particularly interested in the rocks in their heads. These tiny rocky structures, just millimetres in size, are called otoliths, or ear stones. For fishes, …
- Lemmings: The favourite Arctic meal
The Museum’s Dominique Fauteux writes that lemmings might be small but they pack a big ecological footprint.