Discover what goes on beyond our exhibition floors and past the security doors with our series of 24 podcast episodes.
Did you know molluscs are ancient creatures? They’ve been around for half a billion years! From snails to squids, Collection Manager of Molluscs, Darryl Potter takes us through this enormously diverse group of animals.
Darryl is presently the Collection Manager for both the Mollusc and Crustacean sections. After completing studies in Applied Science, Biology at the Queensland University of Technology, Darryl was employed on a short-term research assistant grant in the Mollusc section at the Queensland Museum in 1981. Following this, he then worked as a research assistant in Microbiology at the University of Queensland. In 1982 he took up permanent employment at the museum in the mollusc and crustacean sections.