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What's in the Box - Tathra Public school

The second stop on my south coast journey was Tathra Public school where I visited with year 5 and 6 students.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 28 Mar 2012

What's in the Box - Narooma Highschool

First stop on my way south to the Bermagui Bioblitz was Narooma Highschool to talk about the Catchments: Water for Living box.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 27 Mar 2012

New acquisition in Archives -- Fishing Notes, c1900-1931

A beautiful but mysterious notebook has been transferred to Archives from the Fish section.

By: Vanessa Finney, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 27 Mar 2012

This week in Fish: Bridled Clingfish

This week we feature a great movie clip of two Numbfish up close and personal.  Alan Williams from CSIRO Hobart visited to work on lanternfishes.  As usual there are plenty of new fish images.  Thanks to all.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 23 Mar 2012

Mating Coffin Rays

Roger Lee from the Diving Organisation of University of Technology Sydney (DOUTS) captured this terrific footage of Coffin Rays mating.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 23 Mar 2012

Frogs in nests?

Most of the time, frogs deposit their eggs in a pond or stream and leave their offspring to fend for themselves. Limborg's Frogs, however...

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 22 Mar 2012

Deep Oceans - Another arrival comes to town

Yet another piece of the deep oceans puzzle is coming together at the Australian Museum.

By: Ms Jen Cork, Category: At The Museum, Date: 22 Mar 2012

Deep Oceans - Painting ocean formations

For our Deep Oceans exhibition Tina Mansson is painting the formations of the ocean floor onto the Museum’s ‘Globe’...

By: Tina Mansson, Category: At The Museum, Date: 16 Mar 2012

DigiVol: Thoughts from Vanessa Finney

An interview with Vanessa Finney, Manager Archives and Records who talks about her experiences working with the Digitisation Project.

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Science, Date: 16 Mar 2012

This week in Fish: Fish eyes through the lens

Among other great images, we have posted photos of the eyes of a Longhead Flathead and a Smalltooth Flounder. The images were not taken with fish eye lenses :). Nearly all species of fishes have eyes, but some don't.  We've provided some links to information on blind fishes plus one link to an Australian species that is blind-in-name-only.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 16 Mar 2012