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By Author: Amanda Hay

A little tiger on the prowl

The newly described Tiger Sandgoby, Nesogobius tigrinus might be small but it is out on the prowl for a mate.

By: Amanda Hay, Category: AMRI, Date: 26 May 2016

With a little help from my fishy friends

When it comes to finding their way in the endless blue, baby fish are better at navigating when swimming in groups rather than on their own.

By: Amanda Hay, Jean-Olivier Irisson, Category: AMRI, Date: 13 Jan 2016

New Deep Sea Ghost Flathead

Depressed head, spiny body, eyes too close together and very large? Meet our new species of Ghost Flathead.

By: Amanda Hay, Category: Science, Date: 05 Nov 2014

Baby don’t look like Momma

Just how much do we know about larval (baby) fishes?

By: Amanda Hay, Category: Science, Date: 23 Sep 2014

Flat fish flummoxes the fishos

A larval flounder with a long projection on its snout made waves in the fish section.

By: Mark McGrouther, Amanda Hay, Category: Science, Date: 30 May 2014

Lizard Fish - Shark Beaching

Marine biologist Amanda Hay is on beautiful Lizard Island where she is conducting research into behaviour of larval fishes. Today, she writes about an encounter at the beach.

By: Amanda Hay, Category: Science, Date: 30 Jan 2012

Lizard Fish - The best part of every day

Marine biologist Amanda Hay is on beautiful Lizard Island where she is conducting research into behaviour of larval fishes. Today, she writes about the daily highlights.

By: Amanda Hay, Category: Science, Date: 29 Jan 2012

Lizard Fish - Baitfish and a large shark

Marine biologist Amanda Hay is on beautiful Lizard Island where she is conducting research into behaviour of larval fishes. Today, she writes about her encounter with a large shark.

By: Amanda Hay, Category: Science, Date: 22 Jan 2012

Lizard Fish - In the beginning

Marine biologist Amanda Hay is on beautiful Lizard Island where she is conducting research into behaviour of larval fishes. Today, she writes about the research they are conducting.

By: Amanda Hay, Category: Science, Date: 18 Jan 2012

Kermadec Update

Mark is no longer bobbing around the Kermadec Islands (half way between New Zealand and Tonga), he's arrived back on land. I'm sure he'll have some amazing stories to share with us all. Until then here are two great fish videos and a picture we were able to get our hands on thanks to the Auckland Museum.

By: Amanda Hay, Category: Science, Date: 29 May 2011