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By Author: Sally Reader

The Last Supper

AMRI staff use DNA to uncover some of the mystery surrounding the diet and behaviour of the Smalltooth Cookiecutter Shark.

By: Sally Reader, Amanda Hay, Andrew King, Category: AMRI, Date: 03 Oct 2018

Fish dry, birds fly

A joint Ichthyology and Ornithology excursion to Coolah Tops helps fill in gaps in both collections.

By: Amanda Hay, Sally Reader, Leah Tsang, Dr Richard Major, Category: AMRI, Date: 22 May 2018

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

Rock-a-bye baby – All at sea on the RV Braveheart

During September four staff set out on the RV Braveheart from New Zealand for the Austral and Gambier Islands of southern French Polynesia.

By: Sally Reader, Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 23 Dec 2014

Mysterious sand 'craters'

While strolling along the beach at Hare Bay in Jervis Bay, NSW, I noticed in the shallows, a number of indentations in the sand.

By: Sally Reader, Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 06 May 2014

Fish full of fishes

The 'fish folk' recently teamed up with James King from Photography to take x-rays of two predatory fish.  What we saw surprised us!

By: Sally Reader, Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 30 Apr 2014