Bryozoans (Bryozoa)

Bryozoans can be found in the following collections that may be useful for ocean acidification studies:

  • Discovery and HMS Challenger collections at the Natural History Museum
  • Dry Invertebrate Store at the Cambridge University Zoology Museum
  • FJ North Collection - one of the palaeontology collections at the National Museum of Wales, Cardiff
Formalin-preserved specimens from the extensive Antarctic Discovery expedition collections
Discovery collections

The Discovery collections originate from a number of different expeditions that took place from 1901-1999. The collection of pteropods may be of particular importance for ocean acidification research, and there are a wide variety of other marine specimens as well as ocean bottom deposits and residues. Learn more.


Engraved view of HMS Challenger (1872-1876)
HMS Challenger collection

Scientists on the 1872-76 HMS Challenger expedition collected a vast amount of natural history material from around the globe, which is accompanied by extensive taxonomic and summary reports. Get information about the Challenger collections housed at the Natural History Museum.


An ostracod
Dry Invertebrate Store taxa

See a summary of what can be found in the Dry Invertebrate Store.


Some of the artistically-arranged forams in the Ernest Heath Collection
Geology and palaeontology collections

These collections include beach sand, forams, bryozoa and diatoms - including foram and diatom ooze from the HMS Challenger and Porcupine expeditions. Find out more.