• At The Museum

    Deep Oceans - A word from prep…

    For our Deep Oceans exhibition, Angus Adameitis and our prep team are building a full scale replica of Otis Barton and William Bebee's Bathysphere.

  • Lifelong Learning

    Fashion Less Waste in the classroom

    Have you thought about the classroom potential of Fashion Less Waste, the Museum's fashion design competition?

  • At The Museum

    Deep Oceans – Viewed from the 'Globe'

    While building the Deep Oceans exhibition, we’ve had to come up with ways of effectively demonstrating the vastness, as well as the conditions of the Deep Oceans.

  • Science

    Sawfish saw in action

    This movie clip shows a sawfish feeding. Sawfishes can slash from side to side with the rostrum to stun, impale or even cut prey fishes in half.  The rostrum can also pin fishes to the substrate where they are ingested.

  • Science

    Larval basslet movies

    Fishes of the genus Liopropoma have have extremely long ornate second and third dorsal fin spines during their pelagic larval phase. This ornamentation is lost when the larvae metamophose during the transition between open water habitat and the reefs where Liopropoma species liv

  • Science

    Corals of Kosrae - The Island of the Sleeping Lady

    Dr Zoe Richards has just returned from an expedition to Kosrae, Micronesia, where she was surveying coral biodiversity. In this post, she describes her scuba diving surveys beneath the Island of the Sleeping Lady.

  • Science

    Corals of Kosrae - The Lelu Ruins

    Dr Zoe Richards has just returned from an expedition to Kosrae, Micronesia, where she was surveying coral biodiversity. In this post, she shares her experiences at the ancient and fascinating Lelu ruins.