• Science

    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.

  • Science

    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.

  • Museullaneous

    Geological relief map of NSW

    Constructing the geological relief map of NSW which hangs on the wall in the MIneral Gallery

  • Science

    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.

  • Science

    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.

  • At The Museum

    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...

  • Science

    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.

  • Lifelong Learning

    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.

  • Science

    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!

  • Museullaneous

    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? 

  • Science

    This week in Fish: Octopus mimic

    The first week of the new year sees us back into the swing of things.  Thanks everyone for your contributions.  The fish mimicking an octopus mimicking a fish is quite amazing.

  • Science

    Eagle rays in the shallows

    This movie shows eagle rays (probably Southern Eagle Rays, Myliobatis australis) in very shallow water at Hopetoun, Western Australia.

  • Science

    Saddled Snake Eel, Leiuranus semicinctus

    A Saddled Snake Eel at a depth of 1 m, New Caledonia, 2011. 

  • Science

    Fish mimicking octopus mimicking fish!

    The Mimic Octopus (Thaumoctopus mimicus) has been known for some years for its ability to mimic flatfish, lionfish and seasnakes.  A recent discovery in Indonesia adds a whole new twist to this story.  The Black-marble Jawfish (Stalix cf. histrio) mimics the M

  • Lifelong Learning

    2012 update

    The Museum 2 You display is rapidly coming together and we look forward to seeing the display in regional NSW by May this year.