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Thousands Of New Fish Specimens Double Museum’s Collection

By | December 16, 2013

Jars of fish and marine invertebrates line shelves in the basement of the Museum of the North.

Jars of fish and marine invertebrates line shelves in the basement of the Museum of the North.

The University of Alaska, Fairbanks Museum of the North recently acquired as many as 150,000 fish and marine specimens from the National Marine Fisheries Service.  The acquisition means the museum’s fish collection has doubled in size.

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