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Florida Museum Offers Fish Skelton Exhibit

 

Last updated 6/9/2021 at 12:22pm

©Florida Museum/Zach Randall

CT scans capture thousands of X-ray images of a whole specimen and combine them to form a 3D model.

Visitors to the Florida Museum of Natural History's latest gallery exhibit can take a uniquely artistic look into the museum's fish collection.

"Inner Beauty: Skeletons Revealed from the Museum's Fish Collection" reveals rarely-seen views of the museum's fish specimens. Vibrant, colorful images showcase the results of two techniques used in modern preservation science: clearing and staining and CT scanning.

"People can take a look at some of these really cool techniques and processes that usually happen behind the scenes and they never get to see," said Zach Randall, manager of the Florida...



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