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Richard Vevers

Richard Vevers from Underwater Australia visited the Museum on 25 October 2010 to photograph a specimen of the Sydney Scorpionfish for a new display on the marine life of Sydney at Oceanworld.

Mark McGrouther
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The display is part of the Underwater Sydney Project - a new initiative to promote the marine life of Sydney.

The Underwater Sydney team will be researching the entire coast of Sydney including the Harbour with the aim of teaching locals about the amazing marine life that lives on their doorstep.

As part of this research process they hope to find and photograph a living specimen of the Sydney Scorpionfish at Clifton Gardens, Mosman, where the only two specimens known were caught.

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