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By Author: Mark McGrouther

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

Scorpionfish - A Most Unexpected Fish Tale

The discovery of a new fish from Sydney harbour is pretty exciting. After waiting a decade, we can now report on its live colouration.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 03 Jul 2014

Diamonds make valuable discovery

A golden object spotted in the water proved to be an interesting find.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 20 Jun 2014

Tropical visitor

During their morning swim, the pink-capped Bold and Beautiful swimmers were recently surprised by another bold and beautiful creature.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 17 Jun 2014

Fishy loans?

"So, you wanna borrow a fish... you've come to the right place."

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