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Category: Science

World Environment message from David de Rothschild.

As another World Environment (5th June) has come and gone what can you do? Give nature a voice!

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 12 Jun 2010

This week in Fish: Massive eel and Fish Dissection

This week we show you the biggest freshwater eel you have ever seen.  We have added more important pages from the old site, including the dissection of a Bluespotted Flathead.  Many of the fieldwork pages have also been added.  We are working flat out because Rebecca, our champion web helper is only with us until the end of June!

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 11 Jun 2010

This week in Fish: Toxin glands and a meal to die for

This week we look at the toxin glands of a Southern Peacock Sole.  We find out what it is like to be stung by a Demon Stinger and try to digest the image of a fish that bit off more than it could chew.  In all, over 60 pages were moved over to the new site.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 04 Jun 2010

Update of The Plastiki Expedition

After nearly a couple of weeks on xmas island the Plastiki with new crew members set sail for Fiji – or say they thought!

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 30 May 2010

This week in Fish: Mystery skeleton and great images

This week the international fish community worked together to identify a very strange skeleton.  Some beautiful new images have been added to the site, notably those of a Whale Shark and Fimbriate Moray.  We are also delighted to be able to show an image of a very rare tapetail (baby whalefish) taken by divers in Bali.  The text for another 48 pages has been migrated from the old site!

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 28 May 2010

This week in Fish: Parental care damselfishes and Leatherjacket Louse

Highlights for this week include an exchange of comments on parental care and 'glancing' in the Spiny Puller.  We view a new movie of a strangly-coloured Reticulate Whipray, learn about a Leatherjacket Louse and enjoy 40 new fact sheets have been migrated from the old site.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 21 May 2010

This week in Fish: Nemo look-alike and many new pages

And you thought last week was a big one ... it's been another huge week for the website with 62 new 'assets' being added including a fabulous image of a 'Nemo look-alike' and some short FAQs on the collection.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 14 May 2010

This week in Fish: Rebecca Field and a deepsea fish

It's been another huge week for the website.  Rebecca has migrated so many pages Mark can't keep up!  We added a rare deepsea fish to the collection and discuss the identity of a scorpionfish from Nelson Bay, New South Wales.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 07 May 2010

The monkey returns video clip

This is a super cool video clip! This clip is the work of Ben Lee, WWF and Leo Burnett – Sydney.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 03 May 2010

Myoo Create

Myoo Create is an on-line kuh-myoo-ni-tee. A community for environmental and social innovation. People come together to inspire and co-create a better world for all us AND there is a chance you could win some money!

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 03 May 2010