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Jennifer Martin

Jennifer Martin at the Australian Museum, June 2009.

Mark McGrouther
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Jennifer Martin works at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Virginia, USA.  She is studying lampridiform fishes, which include the Oarfish and Ribbonfishes and is most interested in the systematics, ontogeny and phylogeny of the Trachipteridae.

Jennifer worked at the Australian museum for six weeks from June until August, 2009.  During this time she examined both adult and larval fishes.  Her visit was funded by a fellowship from the US National Science Foundation and the Australian Academy of Sciences.

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