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  • 첨부이미지
    Name
    Green iguana
    Location
    Reptile Hall
    Scientific Name
    Iguana iguana
    Family Name
    Iguanidae
    Diagnosis

    - There is a decoration like the teeth of a comb from back to tail and large decoration bag under neck.

    - Primarily they live in trees, but sometimes inhabit on land.

    - Long tail which is 2/3 as long as total body length is used for weapon like a switch when they are attacked. 

  • 첨부이미지
    Name
    white-throated monitor
    Location
    Reptile Hall
    Scientific Name
    Varanus albigularis albigularis
    Family Name
    varanidae
    Diagnosis

    - Their occipital region is the teeth of a comb shape and they are classified to a subspecies according to the number of scale line of the trunk.

    - They seldom enter the water but have much skill in riding the trees.

    - They primarily inhabit a steppe, a grassland, a savanna and so on and lay an egg under the ground. 

  • 첨부이미지
    Name
    Burnett's murex
    Location
    Shellfishes of Korea / Fossil hall
    Scientific Name
    Ceratostoma burnetti
    Family Name
    Muricidae
    Diagnosis

    - The shell is middle sized long egg type, an apex is located a little in the front side and not projected.

    - The frontal ridge of back is circular and the rear ridge of back is narrower in straight, The edge of the front and rear is opened.

    - Interior part is white , there's wide, projected oyster type hinge ligament receiver in the apex of left shell. In the middle of that a hinge ligament is combined. 

  • 첨부이미지
    Name
    Mediterranean mussel
    Location
    Shellfishes of Korea / Fossil hall
    Scientific Name
    Mediterranean mussel
    Family Name
    Mytilidae
    Diagnosis

    - The shell is long egg type which is very narrow at the front part and wide at the rear part. The shell is dark violet and very thin with luster.

    - An apex is curved downward a little from the end of left.
    - A back line is almost strait and the frontal ridge of back is on the straight.

    - They make a keel at the middle part of the ridge of back and behind of that they are paralleled with a back line. 

  • 첨부이미지
    Name
    Lamellated oyster
    Location
    Shellfishes of Korea / Fossil hall
    Scientific Name
    Ostrea denselamellosa
    Family Name
    Ostreidae
    Diagnosis

    - The shell is middle-large sized species like circular fan.

    - The left valve is expanded circularly, a membrane of growth appears as a lamination, has thick axial rib.
    - There are marks which indicate sticking to rocks in the part of the apex.

    - In the left abdomen side of the shell, an axial rib extends especially and form wide projection. 

  • 첨부이미지
    Name
    Giant Spider Conch
    Location
    Shellfishes of Korea / Fossil hall
    Scientific Name
    Lambis lambis
    Family Name
    Strombidae
    Diagnosis

    - The shell type is various like a pyramid shape, a cone type and so on.

    - Generally a horny substance is hard and a shell surface has many changes from smooth to detailed wrinkles.

    - They are distributed from temperate zone to tropic zone and the species is various. 

  • 첨부이미지
    Name
    Sting ray
    Location
    Ray Hall
    Scientific Name
    Himantura uarnak
    Family Name
    Dasyatidae
    Diagnosis

    - The dorsal part of the body disc has tiger pattern dark-brown spots equally on the yellow ground, the abdomen side is white and the front part of anus is yellowish green.

    - There are many dark-brown spots on the tail. But when this species grew up, their color and pattern change much, so there are many difficulties to classify.
    - They are benthic fishes and grew up to maximum 170cm((body disc 69cm)) body length.

    - They inhabit from coastal sea to a continental shelf of 140m depth and live on mainly shrimps. 

  • 첨부이미지
    Name
    Red stingray
    Location
    Ray Hall
    Scientific Name
    Red stingray
    Family Name
    Dasyatidae
    Diagnosis

    - They inhabit relatively coastal shallow sea of sandy bed but migrate to deep sea more or less in winter.

    - They are ovoviviparous fishes and breed about 10 youngs in May~August.
    - They live on benthic animals like shrimps, crabs, polychaetes, tiny fishes and so on.

    - There is a poison fountain in the thorn of tail and when we are pricked, we feel a severe pain. 

  • 첨부이미지
    Name
    Japanese butterflyray
    Location
    Ray Hall
    Scientific Name
    Temminck et schlegel
    Family Name
    Dasyatidae
    Diagnosis

    - A body disc is very big, a diamond shape and has no tail fin behind dorsal.

    - They are ovoviviparous fishes of a warm sea, breed about 8 youngs in spring.

    - There's a poisonous thorn in a tail. 

  • 첨부이미지
    Name
    Diamondback squid
    Location
    Cephalopod / Echinodermata Hall
    Scientific Name
    Thysanoteuthis rhombus
    Family Name
    hysanoteuthidae
    Diagnosis
    - A fin is like ear and as long as the length of pallial. - There's wide and white swimming membrane for swimming on legs. - There's no difference from male to female. - They inhabit a warm current zone and sometimes are washed ashore along the current