Friday, June 26, 2020

Explore the Fishes of the World and More @ AMNH

While the Museum has closed its buildings during the COVID-19 outbreak, our work continues. We're here to help you explore our exhibits and other resources from home—and we look forward to welcoming you back as soon as we can. Visit for updates.

Radford Arrindell stands near the shelving that houses the ichthyology collection and holds a fish skeleton specimen.


Scientists at Home: Fishes of the World

Get an inside look at one of the largest and most important research collections of fishes in North America with Senior Museum Specialist Radford A. Arrindell, who will discuss some of the most intriguing fishes living in the ocean and showcase natural history illustrations as well as photos of specimens from the collection. You don’t need a Facebook account to join.

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Bat being held in glovesYOUTUBE WATCH PARTY

In the Field with Bat Researchers

Join Museum Curator Nancy Simmons and Research Associate Angelo Soto-Centeno, who study bat evolution, bat ecology, and more, on “expeditions” to Belize and Cuba. Featuring two videos that follow Museum research teams into the field, this Watch Party will include live Q&A with scientists about what it takes to study bats in the wild and at the Museum using scientific collections.

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Download the new OLogy app for iPad

Developed by Museum educators with some of the world’s leading scientists, OLogy, the Museum’s award-winning science website for kids, is now available as a free app for iPad! Explore 30-plus games, videos, and articles that cover science topics from archaeology to zoology offline for on-the-go learning.  

Download the App