Image: Jim Cooper and Geeta Sawh

Jim Cooper and Geeta Sawh

Jim Cooper and Geeta Sawh at the Australian Museum August 2004.

Mark McGrouther
© Australian Museum


Jim Cooper is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Chicago, though he does most of his work at the Field Museum.

He works on the evolution and development of damselfish jaws.

This is Jim's second visit to the Australian Museum, his previous visit was in January 2004.

During his stay he did two scuba dives in Sydney Harbour to collect specimens for his research. He dived from the Australian Museum's research boat RV Baragula along with Amanda Hay, Mark McGrouther, Tom Trnski and Matt Humphries.

Jim arrived at the Australian Museum on August 17 2004 and departed on August 23

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