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Fantastic fish links from Pelagos

Ichthyologist, Adrian Flynn coordinates the Pelagos Email Group. His emails contain a variety of really interesting ocean realted news.  He has kindly allowed me to repost this content.  Some of the material presented is incredible! Thank very much you Adrian. Some content has been modified a little for some items.

By: Mark McGrouther, Adrian Flynn, Category: Science, Date: 23 Jul 2010

This week in Fish: Hagfish slime and parasitic males

It's been an exciting week.  Two blog posts, a freakish deepsea anglerfish and plenty of new images.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 23 Jul 2010

Dangerous times for Stripey Snappers

Finding a home on the reef can be a lethal time for baby fishes.

By: Mark McGrouther, Amanda Hay, Category: Science, Date: 23 Jul 2010

Strange eel from the collection

Research Associate Ken Graham discovered a strange eel in the fish collection.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 22 Jul 2010

The Keeping Place Exhibition Launch

The Australian Museum launched an exhibition of amazing traditional and contemporary Indigenous Australian artworks!

By: Laura McBride, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 22 Jul 2010

Science Week is coming up

Need some ideas for your Science Week project? Interested in spiders and insects? The diversity of spiders and insects around your home and school can be an indicator of the biodiversity around you.

By: Sue Lewis, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 22 Jul 2010

Gidday Plastiki and Welcome to Australia!

After months at sea and dealing with all sorts of weather conditions the Plastiki and her crew arrived on our shores, in QLD, yesterday.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 20 Jul 2010

Who's the slimiest fish of all?

Hagfishes can produce huge quantities of mucus!  A 50 cm long hagfish can fill an 8 litre bucket of water with slime in minutes.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 20 Jul 2010

The Australian Museum Hosts CONASTA

The 2010 national conference for the Australian Science Teachers Association held its welcome function at the Australian Museum.

By: Nathan Slawitschka, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 16 Jul 2010

NAIDOC Week 2010 Celebrations!

The Australian Museums NAIDOC Week 2010 Celebrations were exciting and colourful!!! 

By: Laura McBride, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 16 Jul 2010