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Australia Post stamp featuring Ellarose Savage's 'Turtle'
A new series of stamps features museum treasures, including Turtle, a ghost net sculpture by Indigenous artist Ellarose Savage.
Yellow-throated Scrubwren, Sericornis citreogularis
The Yellow-throated Scrubwren has been called the Blacknest-bird, for its habit of using black roots to build its domed nest.
Yellow-tufted Honeyeater, Lichenostomus melanops
One sub-species of the Yellow-tufted Honeyeater, known as the Helmeted Honeyeater, is endangered.
The Witchetty grub is one of the most famous items on the Aboriginal bush tucker menu.
An eel called Ellie
Thank you to Gavin Gatenby for putting together this impressive movie about 'Ellie' the
LongfinnedEel (Anguilla reinhardtii).
Labridae - Wrasses
Use the table to access images and fact sheets of the labrid fishes on the site.
Publications using specimens from the fish collection
Many fish specimens are borrowed from the museum and sent worldwide for use in research programs. This list links to some of the references.
Fish publications - 2015
The list below shows papers published in 2015 that cite specimens from the Australian Museum fish collection.
Touring exhibition: Tyrannosaurs - Meet the Family
Exhibition currently touring: Scienceworks, Melbourne, Victoria. 23rd May - 4th October 2015.
Touring exhibition: Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Exhibition currently touring: Newcastle Region Library, NSW. 12th June - 8th August 2015.
Dugite, Pseudonaja affinis
Well-known to south-western WA residents, the Dugite has made itself at home around urban and semi-rural areas, drawn to the prevalence of its favoured prey – the house mouse.
What are evosystem services?
Measures of biodiversity should reflect current and future services - the "option values" associated with overall biodiversity.
Future Earth and the blog on biodiversity hotspots
Future Earth is a new 10-year research programme on environmental change and global sustainability. It includes the bioGENESIS project.
Blue-bellied Black Snake, Pseudechis guttatus
Despite its size and relative abundance, not much is known of the habits of this handsome “poor cousin” of the Red-bellied Black Snake.