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Lizard Fish - Shark Beaching

Marine biologist Amanda Hay is on beautiful Lizard Island where she is conducting research into behaviour of larval fishes. Today, she writes about an encounter at the beach.

By: Amanda Hay, Category: Science, Date: 30 Jan 2012

Lizard Fish - The best part of every day

Marine biologist Amanda Hay is on beautiful Lizard Island where she is conducting research into behaviour of larval fishes. Today, she writes about the daily highlights.

By: Amanda Hay, Category: Science, Date: 29 Jan 2012

This week in Fish: More from the field

This week Amanda Hay reports again from Lizard Island where she is doing fieldwork.  As usual, there are plenty of new images, a movie of a Whiptail with a parasitic problem and we welcome our new volunteer Morgan Crowcroft-Brown.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 27 Jan 2012

Lizard Fish - Baitfish and a large shark

Marine biologist Amanda Hay is on beautiful Lizard Island where she is conducting research into behaviour of larval fishes. Today, she writes about her encounter with a large shark.

By: Amanda Hay, Category: Science, Date: 22 Jan 2012

This week in Fish: Pipefish close up

This week we feature the first of a series of blog posts from Lizard Island.  There are some great new images of freshwater and marine fishes and a short movie of a large Black Rockcod filmed during the Kermadec Islands expedition. Thank you everyone.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 20 Jan 2012

Jurassic Lounge is a Big Winner

FBi Radio has declared our after-hours night the winner of the 'Remixing the City' category in this year's SMAC Awards. Ingrid Bennett from our Members team was there to collect the trophy...

By: Ingrid Bennett, Category: At The Museum, Date: 20 Jan 2012

Lizard Fish - In the beginning

Marine biologist Amanda Hay is on beautiful Lizard Island where she is conducting research into behaviour of larval fishes. Today, she writes about the research they are conducting.

By: Amanda Hay, Category: Science, Date: 18 Jan 2012

Video Conferencing - What's new for 2012?

We're having a great time delivering video conferences to schools. 2012 will be our biggest year with 130 events for 10,000 students.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 16 Jan 2012

This week in Fish: Shorthead Seahorse and Saddled Snake Eel

We added some great images and movies this week.  The Eastern Red Scorpionfish page has been updated to reflect the correct species name and an image of a juvenile Southern Red Scorpionfish was added.  Thanks all!

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 13 Jan 2012

Developing rich media for museums: a way forward?

Rich media (i.e. video) is fast becoming a key way to present museum content both onsite, online and via mobile. How can this work in a manageable and structured way? 

By: Dr Lynda Kelly, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 09 Jan 2012