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By Author: Dr Stephen Keable

Crab cornucopia, Digivols unlock a Pandora’s box, the Mel Ward dry crab collection

Contemporary technology applied to an old problem provides a rapid solution with potential to assist biodiversity studies

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Category: Science, Date: 15 Sep 2016

Flipside of the upside-down jellyfish

What brings a tropical jellyfish to the temperate waters off New South Wales?

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Dr Shane Ahyong, Category: AMRI, Date: 01 Jun 2016

Big discoveries in small shrimp

Strange and new species of opossum shrimp (Crustacea: Mysida/Lophogastrida) revealed in the Australian Museum collection.

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Category: AMRI, Date: 04 Dec 2015

All is revealed: the Kermadec Biodiscovery Expedition

The long-awaited volume reporting on discoveries made on the 2011 Kermadec Expedition is now hot off the press.

By: Dr Shane Ahyong, Mark McGrouther, Dr Stephen Keable, Dr Mandy Reid, Category: AMRI, Date: 26 Oct 2015

Seastars of a feather flock together

Feather stars are beautiful marine animals that may be under threat. A recent AMRI Fellowship study sheds new light on this enigmatic group.

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Category: Science, Date: 02 Jun 2015

Stars of the Sydney sea shine

Seastars are beautiful and important animals. The Australian Museum collection is being used to help identify those of the Sydney region.

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Category: Science, Date: 19 Feb 2015

Anything in the pots? Baited traps in Southern French Polynesia. Blog 3, invertebrates and processing the samples.

Apart from use in the seafood industry baited traps (or pots) are also a great way to collect marine specimens for scientfic study.

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Category: Science, Date: 11 Nov 2014

Anything in the pots? Baited traps in Southern French Polynesia. Blog 2, retrieving the catch.

Apart from use in the seafood industry baited traps (or pots) are also a great way to collect marine specimens for scientific study.

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Category: Science, Date: 07 Nov 2014

Anything in the pots? Baited traps in Southern French Polynesia. Blog 1, setting the traps.

“Anything in the pots?” is a question I am frequently asked by crew of the RV Braveheart and my fellow scientists as we document samples.

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Category: Science, Date: 07 Nov 2014

Surfing Anemones Rock!

Anyone visiting Gold Coast and NSW beaches in the last few months may have noticed large amounts of pumice along the shoreline.

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Category: Science, Date: 26 Feb 2014