MMNS Events

Meet a Sawfish Research Scientist

Saturday, October 16, 2021

Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Location: MDWFP's Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

County: Hinds

For more information please contact Nicole Smith at 601-576-6000 or by email at


Visit with Sawfish researchers from the Phillips' Lab at USM and the Sawfish Conservation Society and learn more about these amazing animals - in honor of International Sawfish Day!


Research in the Phillips' Lab includes interesting genetic projects revolving around sawfish.

One such project is focused on finding old sawfish specimens in public and private collections. These specimens will be on display for you to see! 

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