Search results for "find a fish"

  • This week in Fish: Find a fish launched

    I don't mind saying that I'm pretty excited to be able to announce that the new Find a Fish page is online. Working on this page (and those that sit beneath it) has consumed more of my evenings than I would like to admit.  In addition, as always, some great images were added. Thanks troops!

  • Find a fish screenshot


  • Finding Land Fish in French Polynesia #1


  • Finding Land Fish in French Polynesia #4


  • Do we influence how young fish find home?

    Human impacts on the ocean may go even further than you know, disrupting the ability of fish larvae to find their way to a safe habitat…

  • Finding Land Fish in French Polynesia #3


  • Nemo won’t find home in an acidified ocean

    As oceans become more acid, senses larval fishes need to navigate will become dysfunctional.

  • Finding Land Fish in French Polynesia: The Mystical Mountains of Moorea

    Our journey had a rocky start involving 5 airports, 7 busses and a ferry, so we arrived exhausted but relieved on the island of Moorea.

  • French fossil find

    Fossils are more than intriguing ancient objects. They can reveal much about the past, present & future. What might a fossil shrimp reveal?

  • This week in Fish: New fish list

    This week we began work on a new fish list that will facilitate better access to pages.  We welcome two new visitors and take you on a tour of part of the fish collection.

  • Querying the fish site

    There are two main ways to find fishes on the Australian Museum site.

    1) Type a word in the search box at the top right of any screen (left image below).


    2) Click on the 'Find a fish' link that appears on the right side of most fish pages.
    The 'Find a fish' page (right image below) lists of all the fishes on the site.

    Click on the links below for more detailed information.

  • This week in Fish: undescribed anglerfish and bellowsfish

    This week I was delighted to add two beautiful images of the undescribed 'Bare Island' anglerfish. Also added were a 'new species' for the site, the Little Bellowsfish plus some great images of a Common Galaxias and a Scribbled Unicornfish from remote Middleton Reef. From closer to home, the Horned Blenny makes an ever-so-cute appearance. As always, thank you to all contributors!

  • Larval fish life

    In his recent paper, Jeff Leis provides more information about the life of larval fishes.

  • A fish that suckles its young

    I just read an amazing web page about a fish that suckles its young while they are still inside the female's body.

  • This week in Fish: Little Dragonfish

    This week we continued to add to the Find a Fish list.  Images were added for a range of species including the sub-Antarctic Marbled Rockcod and the beautifully camouflaged Little Dragonfish.  Thank you to everyone who contributed to the site.