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Straits Times feature Peter Davie: “Singapore still has undiscovered marine species, says scientist”

An old friend of the Raffles Museum, Mr. Peter Davie, senior curator of Crustacea at Queensland Museum visited us at the museum a month ago under the aegis of the Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey of Singapore and generously sponsored by … Continue reading

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Our visitors from the National Science Museum, Thailand

(We are a little behind with our posts. Now that the Open House and the Festival of Biodiversity is over, we hope to catch up soon! ) The museum hosted a delegation from the National Science Museum, Thailand on the … Continue reading

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Look who’s here!

Dr Maurice Kottelat passed through Singapore on his way back to Switzerland and decided to call on us at the museum. No holiday for him this time round; he is here to finish up existing projects with the fishy folks … Continue reading

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New species come out of their shells

This week, the Raffles Museum is hosting two hermit crab experts from Indonesia and Japan. Co-authors of “A catalogue of the hermit crabs of Taiwan” (with Dr.Patsy Mclaughlin [deceased] and Dr. Chan Tin-Yam [National Taiwan Ocean University]), Dr Dwi Listyo Rahayu … Continue reading

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Bug visitors in October

A year after Singapore Aquatic Heteroptera Workshop, the Museum recently hosted Dr. Tran Anh Duc (Hanoi University of Science, an unit of Vietnam National University, Hanoi) and Dr. Lanna Cheng (Scripps Institution of Oceanography), who were in Singapore to work … Continue reading

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