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By Author: Mark McGrouther

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

This week in Fish: Death defying Cleanerfish

Here's the last 7 days of fishy action.  As always, many thanks to everyone who contributed.

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

This week in Fish: Flying Stonefish!

Relax!  Stonefishes don't fly, but this one was kindly delivered after flying down from the north coast.

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

This week in Fish: Barnyard of Fishes

This week we feature a veritable barnyard of angry, dancing fishes - Cownose Ray, Blackfin Pigfish, Ferocious Puffer and Eastern Hulafish.

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

This week in Fish: Farewell fish fans

Thank you to the wonderful, generous people who have contributed to the fish site during the year.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 07 Dec 2012

This week in Fish: Superstar Sunfish

Another week of fishy fun.  Thank you everyone for your contributions.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 30 Nov 2012

Superstar sunfish seeks solace

After its starring role in the 2012 Deep Oceans exhibition, the large Ocean Sunfish is on its way back to the fish collection.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 29 Nov 2012

This week in Fish: Fish out of water

This week we have something special for you. Our Chadwick Biodiversity Fellow Gina Cooke has returned from Mauritius where she took some fantastic fish photos and videos.  Thanks as always to everyone who contributed during the week.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 23 Nov 2012