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By Author: Mark McGrouther

Wormy gonads

A receational angler was surprised to find worms in the ovaries of a Dusky Flathead.  Fisheries Officer Martin Angle contacted me.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 19 Mar 2014

Mystery bone identified

Our story begins with the finding of a strange bone on a bank of the Tweed River. A photo was sent to the Museum for identification...

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 14 Mar 2014

Sydney's Secretive Scorpionfish revealed in full colour

In a world-first, divers have captured video and images of the elusive Sydney Scorpionfish.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 28 Feb 2014

A Week of Fish: Spot the Pygmy Seahorse

What a week! Try spotting the Pygmy Seahorse, view the 'hinge-headed fish' and check out the juvenile wrasse action.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 14 Feb 2014

A Week of Fish: How old is a White Shark?

How old is a 5 m long White shark?  Perhaps older than you think. Check out all the new content below.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 07 Feb 2014

A Week of Fish: Well, sort of ...

I've been on leave.  Shock, horror.  The goodies below were added this week but also before I left in late December.

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

A Week of Fish: 2013 Fish-mas Special

Happy fishy festive season everyone! In addition to your normal weekly dose of fishes we present two movies from the fieldtrip archive.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 20 Dec 2013

A Week of Fish: Piscean potpourri?

Here is a summary of this week's fish action.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 06 Dec 2013

A Week of Fish: 'Gear Stick' scales

Is it just me, or do these scales look like a field of gear sticks?  Here is a rundown of the fish happenings for the week.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 29 Nov 2013

A Week of Fish: That's a Moray

Another week of fishes.  How can I find a common thread to tie this lot together?  I'm happy to take suggestions.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 22 Nov 2013