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By Author: Dr Elena Kupriyanova

Celebrating the Australian Museum's 190th birthday island style

Despite being away working hard in the field, AMRI staff weren't going to miss out on any of the AM's fun 190th birthday celebrations!

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 04 Apr 2017

How do worms know where to settle?

The start of a sedentary marine worm's life is a bit of a mystery. How do they end up choosing where to live out their days?

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Dr Pat Hutchings, Category: AMRI, Date: 14 Mar 2017

It's a girl!

The days of gender confusion are over for Hydroides, a large and economically important genus of fouling calcareous tubeworms.

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Geoffrey Read, Category: AMRI, Date: 10 Feb 2017

European vacations with a worm flavour

AMRI worm researchers attend the 12th International Polychaete Conference and teach taxonomy courses in Europe.

By: Dr Pat Hutchings, Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 02 Nov 2016

International Polychaete Day

Celebrating half a century of polychaete research at the Australian Museum.

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 01 Jul 2016

Molecular support for Hydroides amri and the discovery of its mysterious twin

A study not only confirms that Hydroides amri is distinct from Hydroides brachyacantha, but also includes a cryptic species Hydroides nikae.

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 30 Mar 2016

Fossil tube microstructure helps to address evolutionary unknowns of deep-sea tubeworms

Do fossil tetragonal Mesozoic tubes belong to the ancestors of the worms living in the deep sea today? 

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 16 Feb 2016

And a worm award goes to… an AMRI student!

AMRI’s Yanan Sun wins the Best Student Poster Award for her presentation on invasive calcareous tubeworms.

By: Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 09 Feb 2016

The Australian Museum Research Institute gets a worm!

A team of researchers celebrates the Australian Museum Research Institute (AMRI) by naming a new species of calcareous tubeworm!

By: Yanan Sun, Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 02 Oct 2015

91 new seaworm species described from Lizard Island

An amazing 91 new species of seaworms from coral reefs off Lizard Island have just been described!

By: Dr Pat Hutchings, Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Category: AMRI, Date: 21 Sep 2015