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By Author: Dr Mandy Reid

Waterlogged and weary but wowed!

Marine biodiversity of the Southwest Pacific amazes.

By: Dr Stephen Keable, Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Anna Murray, Mark McGrouther, Sally Reader, Dr Mandy Reid, Category: AMRI, Date: 05 Oct 2017

From somewhere in the Pacific

From humpback whales, to spectacular nudibranches and a bizarre sponge crab, the AM team updates us from the southwest Pacific expedition. 

By: Dr Mandy Reid, Mark McGrouther, Dr Elena Kupriyanova, Sally Reader, Category: AMRI, Date: 04 Aug 2017

The excitement continues: post-Lord Howe Island expedition

Now that all of the AM’s collections and research teams have safely arrived back home, what next? ‘Lots’ is the answer!

By: Dr Mandy Reid, Category: AMRI, Date: 16 May 2017

All is revealed: the Kermadec Biodiscovery Expedition

The long-awaited volume reporting on discoveries made on the 2011 Kermadec Expedition is now hot off the press.

By: Dr Shane Ahyong, Mark McGrouther, Dr Stephen Keable, Dr Mandy Reid, Category: AMRI, Date: 26 Oct 2015

Master Chef versus octopus: the ultimate challenge

With barbecue tongs blazing and hat askew, the Braveheart cook bags a beauty.

By: Dr Mandy Reid, Category: Science, Date: 20 Mar 2015

Not what you think

Mention ‘French Polynesia’ and palm trees and cocktails come to mind; but, think again.

By: Dr Mandy Reid, Category: Science, Date: 09 Mar 2015

On the lookout for octopuses

Five species found on Southern French Polynesia expedition!

By: Dr Mandy Reid, Category: Science, Date: 02 Mar 2015

Simply slugs

Among the most beautiful of all molluscs, what did we find in French Polynesia?

By: Dr Mandy Reid, Category: Science, Date: 19 Feb 2015

Mysteries of the deep

A new study reviews what we know and what we don’t about some fascinating creatures of the deep.

By: Dr Mandy Reid, Category: Science, Date: 30 Jun 2014

The Bold and the Beautiful

Swimming and science, all before breakfast.

By: Dr Mandy Reid, Category: Science, Date: 28 Mar 2014