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By Author: Mark McGrouther

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

This week in fish: Fishes with a Manly flavour

Some of the new content added this week has a 'Manly' flavour.  How good is your knowledge of Sydney fishes?

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 14 Jun 2013

This week in Fish: Oh, oh, oh what an Oarfish!

Really interesting happenings this week.  Amazing Oarfish video and cool footage of juvenile Purplespotted Bigeyes.  Thank you everyone!

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 07 Jun 2013

This Week in Fish: A Fishy Fortnight

Actually it's been a fortnight, but who's counting.  Thank you to everyone who contributed.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 31 May 2013

This Week in Fish: Mako magic

What do you see in the image?  Interlocking vine leaves? Think again. These are the scales of a Mako Shark from the fish collection.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 17 May 2013

This week in fish: A week of beards

ZZ Top didn't visit (unfortunately), but the bearded Peter Unmack did. The totally bizarre Bearded Leatherjacket also made an appearance.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 10 May 2013

This week in fish: Martin, Mike and a bright goatfish

It's not often that my 'socks are blown off' by something fishy, but Erik Schloegl's fluorescing goatfish image really impressed me.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 03 May 2013

This week in fish: Inside a drummer

Exciting happenings this week include a small shark with a big appetite, drummers with weird buoyancy devices and a Sydney Harbour surprise.

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

This Week in Fish: Drowning in Sharks

The week felt very "sharky".  We saw Spinner Sharks, Smalltooth Cookiecutter Sharks and Sam Edmonds the shark photographer.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 12 Apr 2013