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Meeting with NaturBornholm in Denmark
3 Jun 2015 - 09:23
BalticMuseums discovers Denmark's popular...
BalticMuseums in Scandinavia
14 Apr 2015 - 15:35
Meetings with museums in Denmark and Sweden...
Lithuanian eGuides in dissemination programme
14 Apr 2015 - 15:09
The eGuide of the Lithuanian Sea Museums...
Baltic Sea Protection Day in the NMFRI Gdynia Aquarium
31 Mar 2015 - 09:35
It is a special day for all the museums of the...

Fauna specimen

Lungfish (Protopterus)

Found in swamps, streams, rivers and lakes of Africa. 130 cm long. It feeds on frogs, fish, crabs, clams, snails, etc. In the beginning of the dry season it buryies in mud and fell into an anabiosis (sleep), which usually lasts several months. During this time it breathes with atmospheric air - this is possible thanks to the additional lungs...

Museum of the World Ocean

Mudskipper is an amphibious air-breather that lives in mangrove swamps. Can walk and skip on sand or mud in search of food. Mudskipper occupies his terrietory and fights for it. Has a special ability to change slightly the color of the body to merge into the environment. Adults eats mostly arthropods (crabs, insects, etc.) of the mud surface...

Chambered Nautilus  (Nautilus pompilus)

Nautiluses are the sole living cephalopods whose bony body structure is externalized as a shell . Having survived relatively unchanged for millions of years, nautiluses are often considered "living fossils." Nautilus shell is made of many chambers perforated by a cord of body tissue. The tissue can secrete gas into the chambers to...