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Category: Science

This week in Fish: Rare seahorse retrieved

What a week!  A rare seahorse was retrieved from fish guts and gudgeons were seen scaling a slippery slope.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 08 Mar 2013

Our Global Neighbours: The Crocodile Mask E17339

Historical context.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 01 Mar 2013

This week in Fish: Citing the Site

New staff, new questions and new challenges; one stand out though was the 'ewww factor' of the fungal leatherjacket images.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 01 Mar 2013

Frog fungus where you least expect it

Frogs in the arid-zone may not be safe from a potentially deadly disease.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 28 Feb 2013

This week in Fish: Sarah studies Sharks

This week saw the arrival of Brazilian shark worker Sarah Viana. Sarah is with us for two weeks and is 'up to her armpits' in dogfishes.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 22 Feb 2013

A Remarkable Contributor

Dr George Henry Abbott contributed a remarkable 25 years as a Trustee of the Australian Museum.

By: Patricia Egan, Category: Science, Date: 21 Feb 2013

Ornithological Moments

A photographer's notes from a survey for the conservation of Australian robins in western NSW.

By: Stuart Humphreys, Category: Science, Date: 15 Feb 2013

This week in Fish: Death defying Cleanerfish

Here's the last 7 days of fishy action.  As always, many thanks to everyone who contributed.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 15 Feb 2013

Pacific Youth Reconnection Project: Waitangi Festival Celebrations

Taking artifacts to the young and offering cultural information sessions and workshops.

By: Ms Thelma Thomas, Michael Hugill, Category: Science, Date: 15 Feb 2013

Cultural Collections celebrate Waitangi Day

This important day for New Zealanders was also an important chance for our Cultural Collections staff to engage with the community.

By: Dion Peita, Mr Logan Metcalfe, Ms Thelma Thomas, Keren Ruki, Category: Science, Date: 15 Feb 2013