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Dr Tom Fraser

Tom Fraser at the Australian Museum, February, 2008.

Mark McGrouther
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Tom Fraser is an Adjunct Scientist at the Center for Coastal Ecology at the Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, Florida, USA.

He is a world expert on the taxonomy of Cardinalfishes.

During his visit to the Australian Museum Tom examined many cardinalfish specimens from the research collection.

A highlight of the visit was the discovery of three new Australian species. A specimen of one of these species was collected during the north-eastern New South Wales fieldtrip in December 2002.

Tom visited the Australian Museum from 25 February until 11 March 2008.

His visit was supported by an Australian Museum Research Fellowship.

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