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  • Great White crosses the Tasman

    The latest arrival from sea - a White Shark named Pip has crossed the Tasman. 

  • Australian White Ibis

    Some Australian White Ibis populations have learnt to exploit artificial foods in urban environments and are becoming pests. However, although Australian White Ibises are becoming more common in some areas, their abundance is decreasing in their natural range.

  • Black-and-white Snapper, Macolor niger (Forsskål, 1775)

    The Black-and-white Snapper occurs in tropical marine waters of the Indo-West and Central Pacific. They are a prized food fish and are caught both commercially and by recreational fishermen. It is sometimes confused with the Midnight Seaperch.

  • Have you seen the White-fronted Chat?

    The Australian Museum needs you to look out for the White-fronted Chat, a tiny bird threatened by climate change.

  • White Shark Beach Washup

    Most people don't have the chance to see a White Shark 'up close and personal'.

  • This week in Fish: Hiro and White Shark Jaws

    Due to the 'inconvenience' of the Australia Day public holiday and a day of illness, additions were only made to the site on three days.  The highlights were a visit by Research Associate Hiroyuki Motomura, the addition of some White Shark jaw images and a great Fanbelly Leatherjacket shot.

  • White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758)

    The White Shark is one of the most famous (and feared) species of shark. It is one of the few shark species that is dangerous to humans.

  • White-ear, Parma microlepis Günther, 1862

    The White-ear changes colour as it grows but always has a white blotch on the operculum that gives rise to the common name. Agressive males may nip divers during the breeding season.

  • White-edge Coronation Trout, Variola albimarginata Baissac, 1953

    The White-edge Coronation Trout can be recognised by its distinctive colouration. It occurs in tropical marine waters of the Indo-West Pacific.

  • Kiwis track Great White Sharks

    A team of New Zealand scientists are researching the secret lives of White Sharks.

  • White-winged Triller

    Like other members of the Family Campephagidae, White-winged Trillers have an undulating flight and often shuffle re-fold their wings after landing on a branch.

  • White's Seahorse, Hippocampus whitei Bleeker, 1855

    White's Seahorse is a relatively common species in the Sydney area. It is commonly seen holding onto the nets of swimming enclosures. The species was named after named after John White, Surgeon General to the First Fleet.

  • White-fronted Chat

    Although they are classified as honeyeaters, White-fronted Chats do not feed on nectar. Instead, they run along the ground feeding on insects. However, they have the same brush-tipped tongues as other members of their family.

  • White-browed Babbler

    White-browed Babblers build communal roosting nests of twigs and sticks, usually in dead or partly living trees. They participate in activities such as dust-bathing, preening and feeding as a group.

  • A Week of Fish: How old is a White Shark?

    How old is a 5 m long White shark?  Perhaps older than you think. Check out all the new content below.