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World Migratory Bird Day 2013

To recognise World Migratory Bird Day Australian Museum Streamwatch volunteers participated in a wetlands day at Bicentennial Park.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 12 May 2013

This week in fish: A week of beards

ZZ Top didn't visit (unfortunately), but the bearded Peter Unmack did. The totally bizarre Bearded Leatherjacket also made an appearance.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 10 May 2013

Balinese Expressions: Paintings in the Temple

Ceremonies at Pura Bale Batur – four decades apart.

By: Dr Stan Florek, Category: Science, Date: 10 May 2013

7 May: Busting the bank (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

We have now been trawling at Burdwood Bank for over three days.  

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 09 May 2013

This week in fish: Martin, Mike and a bright goatfish

It's not often that my 'socks are blown off' by something fishy, but Erik Schloegl's fluorescing goatfish image really impressed me.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 03 May 2013

3 May: Answers for class (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

We had a fifth grade science class at Heritage Elementary, Escondido, California send us questions about our work.

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 03 May 2013

2 May: Breaking up is hard to do (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

After sampling at the eastern side of the Falklands/Malvinas, we went north and took some samples off the side of the continental shelf.

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 03 May 2013

28 April: Better living through Chemistry (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

At the moment, we are sampling near the Falkland islands (or Malvinas).

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 03 May 2013

27 April: Green flashes (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

Today we went for the deepest and steepest.

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 03 May 2013

26 April: Sea chickens (Scotia Arc Expedition 2013)

We are still doing some deep trawls, which take up a lot of time, but it is fascinating to see different animals. And speaking of which...

By: Dr Nerida Wilson, Category: Science, Date: 03 May 2013