Image: Dr Tom Fraser
Tom Fraser at the Australian Museum, February, 2008.
- Mark McGrouther
- © Australian Museum
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.