Specimen conservation

  • OCEANS

    Conserving the Turbinaria coral

    22 October 2015

    Follow this huge, fragile specimen on its journey into the coral reefs exhibition, via some tender loving care by our conservation team.

  • OCEANS

    How to pickle a shark

    8 January 2015

    Follow the journey of a large shark specimen from a beach in Northumberland to being sealed in our spirit collection.