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What's in the Box - Bermagui Bioblitz

Everything came together today for the Bermagui Bioblitz, 5 school joined forces to survey 3 coastal ecosystems.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 30 Mar 2012

This week in Fish: Incredible eel movie

Despite having a few days off work with a cold, the week turned out to be very exciting on the web front.  We added a great new video to the museum's YouTube channel, plus added some stunning new images.  Thanks as always to everyone who contributed.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 30 Mar 2012

What's in the Box - Bermagui Public School

The next stop on my journey to the south coast of NSW was Bermagui Public School

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 29 Mar 2012

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