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By Author: Mark McGrouther

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

Marine vandal has a gutful!

Emails from a research vessel in the middle of the Pacific tell of a small shark whose 'taste' for fresh sashimi led to its capture.

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

This week in Fish: Bold Movies

It's a mixed bag of fishes this week; from a small tropical pipefish to a fiddler ray from cooler southern waters.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 05 Apr 2013

This week in Fish: Monster Fish Move

It's been a huge week!  An important new paper on the fauna of Sydney Harbour was published and all the monster-sized fishes were moved.

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

Sydney Harbour - 3000 species and counting!

Quick quiz ... how many species of animals live in Sydney Harbour? Do you know where those animals live?

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

This week in Fish: Red Rag to a Fish

Another huge week, but not for the website.  We were too busy moving sharks and rays to a new area ... but more on that in an upcoming blog.

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

This week in Fish: Weird fish award

And the weird fish of the week award goes to ... the Shortpouch Pygmy Pipehorse.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 15 Mar 2013

This week in Fish: Rare seahorse retrieved

What a week!  A rare seahorse was retrieved from fish guts and gudgeons were seen scaling a slippery slope.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 08 Mar 2013

This week in Fish: Citing the Site

New staff, new questions and new challenges; one stand out though was the 'ewww factor' of the fungal leatherjacket images.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 01 Mar 2013

This week in Fish: Sarah studies Sharks

This week saw the arrival of Brazilian shark worker Sarah Viana. Sarah is with us for two weeks and is 'up to her armpits' in dogfishes.

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