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Category: Science

This Week in Fish: John Hits the Hall of Fame

This week we are delighted to announce that one of our own has been awarded a high honour.  We also welcomed a Brazilian shark researcher.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 09 Aug 2013

Microscopy Workshop (Polychaetes Conference 2013)

Sue Lindsay from our Microscopy & Microanalysis Unit highlighted photographing techniques of small preserved polychaetes.

By: Dr Pat Hutchings, Category: Science, Date: 08 Aug 2013

Boat People: Kwaiawata Island

Remote community on a major shipping route.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 07 Aug 2013

Boat People: Manus Island

Island home – island prison.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 03 Aug 2013

Pests workshop (Polychaetes Conference 2013)

A pre-conference workshop, "Identification of Invasive Polychaetes", started on 1 August.

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: Science, Date: 02 Aug 2013

This Week in Fish: Freaky Blind Fish

This week we feature the amazing blind Cave Gudgeon.  Only found in Australia, it lives in lightless waters in caves and sinkholes.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 02 Aug 2013

Weapons of Forgotten War

Our native wars – no longer out of mind.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 30 Jul 2013

This Week in Fish: Do fish really smell?

Another fish-filled week flashed past.  Try saying that with a mouthful of cornflakes!  Thank you very much to everyone who contributed.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 26 Jul 2013

Beautiful Worms? Photographic display now open (Polychaetes Conference 2013)

Today we opened the first public event related to the International Polychaetes Conference.

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: Science, Date: 26 Jul 2013

Ghost net art: Work nears completion

Since our departure from Darnley Island in late May, the artists at Erub Erwer Meta have been busy making ghost net works for the museum.

By: Ms Rebecca Fisher, Category: Science, Date: 23 Jul 2013