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By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 16 Aug 2010

BBC Life - Common Seadragon footage

The 'Fish' episode of the BBC Life series aired on television last night.  The Common Seadragon footage is simply stunning!

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 16 Aug 2010

This week in Fish: White Shark and sleeping fishes

It's been another huge week of movies and blogs.  You can watch lovely butterflyfishes, swim with a Whale Shark or sit on your board and watch a White Shark calmly swimming below you.  We ask the question, "Do fishes sleep?".

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 13 Aug 2010

Swimming with a Whale Shark

Steve Backshall swims with an 8 metre long Whale Shark. The clip contains some great footage of the fish feeding.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 13 Aug 2010

Deepsea trench research trip

Australian Museum Senior Fellow, Dr John Paxton will soon be taking part in an expedition to explore the depths of the Peru-Chile Trench.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 12 Aug 2010

White Sharks aren't mindless killers

The idea of a White Shark swimming around you may not please everyone but this video shows that contrary to popular opinion they are not 'out to get us'.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 12 Aug 2010

Pacific Cultures Consultation June 2009: Emerging themes

As part of the front-end planning for a Pacific Cultures exhibition, four separate consultations with Pacific Island communities were conducted in June 2009 to inform the development of the concept brief. These were comprised of two workshops with secondary school students; one with primary school students and their parents; and a fourth with adults. This post summarises the main themes/ideas that emerged.

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 10 Aug 2010

Fangtooth feeding

This incredible footage from the BBC shows amongst other things a feeding Fangtooth, Anoplogaster cornuta.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 09 Aug 2010

Food waste

The statistics on how much food NSW households throw away and waste is shocking.

By: Parrys Raines, Category: Science, Date: 08 Aug 2010

Sandtiger Shark Ultrasound

This clip from the BBC shows a Sandtiger Shark being given an ultrasound.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 07 Aug 2010