Feb 28, 2018

Florida Invasive Species: Clown Knifefish

The Clown Knifefish, Chitala ornata, is native to Indochina, but has been found in South Florida starting in the 1990s. It is established in Palm Beach and...

Jan 2, 2018

#MuseumLife, Holiday in the Field

We know our scientists work hard, so we make sure they have time off to relax, see family, and get out of the lab. Apparently vacation doesn’t actually...

Dec 5, 2017

Becoming Visible: Adania Flemming

Becoming Visible THREE WOMEN SHATTERING STEREOTYPES & MISCONCEPTIONS IN SCIENCE The University of Florida’s Florida Museum of Natural History...

Oct 26, 2017

#MuseumLife, Walking Catfish Specimens

The Florida Museum added 23 adult Walking Catfish specimens to its Fish Collection on 10/23/2017. These specimens were collected between 1996-2002 at several...

Oct 26, 2017

Five Facts: Walking Catfish in Florida

Five Facts About… Walking Catfish in Florida The Walking Catfish (Clarias batrachus) is a species of freshwater fish native to Southeast Asia. In...

Oct 16, 2017

Rain & Loaches in Thailand

Collecting in the field can run the gamut from spending a beautiful day walking along a pristine river to being shot at for getting too close to protected...

Mar 30, 2017

2017 NSF Dissertation Improvement Grants

Congratulations to our grad students! Four Florida Museum grad students have been awarded NSF Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grants. These are grants that...

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