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Research & Collections Photo Gallery

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Delaware River Watershed Initiative

A stream surrounded by green foliage on both sides with a bridge connecting them.
Three Academy scientists spreading a net out over a river.
Eight Academy scientists carrying buckets while walking in a stream looking for specimens.
Three Academy scientists in a stream wearing waders, carrying yellow buckets and nets, looking for specimens.
Four Academy scientists wearing fishing waders, measuring fish caught in a stream.

Lab and Field Work

Academy Staff measuring mussels
Two macroinverterbrates staff looking to see if they collected specimens in a net.
Academy fisheries staff measure fish size.
Ten specimens on microscope slides sitting on a metal tray.


Academy Ornithologists showing a skull during an evening event.
An Academy Ornithologist showing specimens in a drawer to guests during an evening event.
A Puerto Rican Skinned Hawk specimen.


Tiktaalik fossil site in Nunavut, Canadian Arctic.
Tiktaalik fossil site in Nunavut, Canadian Arctic.
Credit: Ted Daeschler/ANSP


Academy Entomologist hitting a tree with a stick to knock insects into a white umbrella.
An Academy Entomologist leading a tour about insects that live in the city.
An Academy Entomologist shows children an insect that they caught in a jar.
Nine different colorful butterflies that are collected in a box.