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By Author: Mark McGrouther

A Week of Fish: The Frog(fish) Prince!

This week we bring you a very fishy version of 'The Frog Prince'.

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

A Week of Fish: World's Ugliest Animal

During the week Mr Blobby was voted the 'world's ugliest animal'.  I would like to set the record straight!

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 13 Sep 2013

A Week of Fish: 'flying fish' swimming

Strange fish of the week is the Purple Flying Gurnard. Gold Coast Seaway diver and regular contributor Ian Banks sent this fantastic image.

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

This Week in Fish: Sharpnose Tuskfish anyone?

Imagine this orange eel with the bright blue fangs of the Harlequin Tuskfish on the right.  What a great fish that would be!

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 30 Aug 2013

This Week in Fish: World's prettiest fish?

You can choose.  Is it the Flame Angelfish or the Splendid Dottyback?  There might be one or two alternatives. :)

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 23 Aug 2013

This Week in Fish: Amanda talks fish

One of the highlights of the week was 'talking fish' with students at the Australian Museum Science Festival.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 16 Aug 2013

This Week in Fish: John Hits the Hall of Fame

This week we are delighted to announce that one of our own has been awarded a high honour.  We also welcomed a Brazilian shark researcher.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 09 Aug 2013

This Week in Fish: Freaky Blind Fish

This week we feature the amazing blind Cave Gudgeon.  Only found in Australia, it lives in lightless waters in caves and sinkholes.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 02 Aug 2013

This Week in Fish: Do fish really smell?

Another fish-filled week flashed past.  Try saying that with a mouthful of cornflakes!  Thank you very much to everyone who contributed.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 26 Jul 2013

This week in fish: Flash fishes!

This week you'll be blown out of the water by the amazing footage of flashlight fishes filmed at night.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 19 Jul 2013