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Whip

The lace bark whip is associated with the history of slavery in the Caribbean. This was very likely made as a souvenir.Lagetta lagetto, or lace bark/ gauze tree, is...

Whip

The lace bark whip is associated with the history of slavery in the Caribbean. This was very likely made as a souvenir.Lagetta lagetto, or lace bark/ gauze tree, is...

Common remora or sucking fish

These sucking fish from the Caribbean have been preserved in alcohol. They use their sucker to hitch a lift through the ocean underneath larger fish and whales....

Little Swan Island hutia

Around 1940 two specimens of the Swan Island hutia (Geocapromys thoracatus) were donated to RAMM. They had once been inmates at Primley Zoo (now Paignton Zoo). One specimen has featured...

Common remora or sucking fish

Remora remora is an open ocean fish. Its dorsal fin has been modified into a sucker which it uses to attach itself to large marine animals such as whales and...

Carved head

A hand-carved souvenir head from the Caribbean, possibly of a sailor. It has the name ‘Trinidad’ carved into the face’s forehead. Coconut carving can also be found in the SE...

Little Swan Island hutia

Around 1940 two specimens of the Swan Island hutia (Geocapromys thoracatus) were donated to RAMM. They had once been inmates at Primley Zoo (now Paignton Zoo). One specimen has featured...

Shell, Tellina laskeyi

Shells from George Montagu’s collection (syntypes).Montagu described these specimens as Tellina laskeyi in Montagu G 1808. Supplement Testacea Britannica. p28-29, Tab. 28 fig 3.Huber (2015) places this species in the...