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By Author: Dr Stephen Keable

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

Royal visitor examines Australian Museum collections

During his recent visit to Sydney His Royal Highness Prince William of Wales examined specimens from the Australian Museum collection aboard RV Southern Surveyor.

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Category: Science, Date: 09 Feb 2010