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By Author: Mark McGrouther

Fish up a drainpipe

This amazing video of fish in a drain blew me out of the water.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 31 Dec 2014

Rock-a-bye baby – All at sea on the RV Braveheart

During September four staff set out on the RV Braveheart from New Zealand for the Austral and Gambier Islands of southern French Polynesia.

By: Sally Reader, Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 23 Dec 2014

Wow! Warty Wonder in Weed

This fantastic footage of a Warty Prowfish blew me out of the water!

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 05 Dec 2014

A light in the night? What’s nightlighting?

Steve and Sally examining Anna's nightlighting catch.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 25 Nov 2014

Marotiri Rocks – not for the faint hearted!

"Wave-blasted chunks of rock in the middle of nowhere" – that just about describes Marotiri Rocks

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 06 Nov 2014

Are you lost?

Fish distributions are changing. What's the new 'normal'?

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 16 Sep 2014

Where the heck are the Austral and Gambier Islands?

If you are like me, you've never heard of these islands, but I (along with three of my colleagues) joined an expedition to go there.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 05 Sep 2014

Great White crosses the Tasman

The latest arrival from sea - a White Shark named Pip has crossed the Tasman. 

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 13 Aug 2014

Oar-some addition to the fish collection!

Watch us process the latest addition to the fish collection - a 2.3 m long Oarfish.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 24 Jul 2014

Watching an anglerfish grow

Most people have never watched a fish 'grow up' in the wild, but over a 5 month period Jayne Jenkins did just that.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 11 Jul 2014