Blog

By Author: Mark McGrouther

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

I'm looking through you!

Posting someone else's work might seem like a slack way to produce a blog page, but I hope you'll forgive me. This is just stunning!

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

Mysterious sand 'craters'

While strolling along the beach at Hare Bay in Jervis Bay, NSW, I noticed in the shallows, a number of indentations in the sand.

By: Sally Reader, Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 06 May 2014

Fish full of fishes

The 'fish folk' recently teamed up with James King from Photography to take x-rays of two predatory fish.  What we saw surprised us!

By: Sally Reader, Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 30 Apr 2014

Sharks on the Slab

Sally and Amanda spent several 'aromatic hours' earlier this week processing shark specimens.

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

Whip it good!

What do Prince William and an Australian Museum scientist have in common?

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 04 Apr 2014

Sydney's Pygmy Pipehorses mating

In a world-first, two divers have filmed Sydney's Pygmy Pipehorse mating.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 27 Mar 2014

Diving for Worms

On Tuesday 18 March 2014, five Australian Museum divers took the plunge at Inscription Point in Botany Bay.

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