An 8-week trip to Antarctica has returned excellent collections of bottom-dwelling invertebrate communities and valuable insights for sustainable fishing and conservation management of this vulnerable ecosystem, writes Museum Technical Officer Roger Springthorpe.
The 'Fish Bits' blog is updated weekly. It will post information about current happenings in the Fish Section - who's visiting and accounts of any special events. It will also list all the new species factsheets, weird and wonderful specimens and hopefully, news from the field.
Welcome to Bugwise Backchat where you can be part of the science that happens at the Australian Museum. Help us be Bugwise by telling us what you’ve found, asking us questions about the world of invertebrates and sharing your stories from investigations using Bugwise tools.
After a year of planning and development the new Freshwater Box is finished and is heading out to NSW schools. The Freshwater box was developed in partnership Sydney Water and is the second box in a new style that includes scientific equipment to assist student in monitoring their local environment.