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Scientist Saturday: Fisheries Biology
Start Date: 2/23/2019Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Date: 2/23/2019End Time: 4:00 PM

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Meet Fisheries Biologists Allison Stoklosa and Raffaela Marano. Their work takes them into streams and rivers where they catch, identify and release freshwater fish to study population dynamics and water quality issues.

Come learn about your local freshwater fish and salamander species, and meet some of our species from the field. Try your hand at aging a fish using their otoliths (ear-bones), and match the fish to the age to win a prize! See photos and videos from the Fish Crew’s summer sampling. Learn what it’s like to be a fisheries scientist and what fish can tell you about your water.

About Scientist Saturday:

Discover current research and meet real scientists at Scientist Saturdays. See hands-on demonstrations of scientists’ exciting research and ask all the questions you want from 1 to 4 p.m. The program welcomes guests of all ages to interact with the scientists, who are happy to converse with you about their current research. Come back for new guests each month. Free with general admission. No registration required.

The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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