It's taken me a long time, but the starfish tank finally has a complete display, which includes true or false, echinoderm classes, and of course 'A day in the life of...'
A tube worm has also found its way on to the big tank's side.
I have tried photographing the butterfish in the touch tank, especially when cleaning the filters (where they like to hide), but the results have been too blurry!
This is a blog of natural history notes maintained and moderated by members of the management committee of the INHT: Fiona MacGillivray, Martin Armstrong, David Webster, Andrew Kent, Isobel Freeman, Bernard Hannett, Danielle Vessey and Alistair Hutchison, and our Centre Managers, Mandy and Fiona assisted by Beth and Jenny.
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Fiona MacGillivray, Chairperson
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