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This week in Fish: Citing the Site

New staff, new questions and new challenges; one stand out though was the 'ewww factor' of the fungal leatherjacket images.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 01 Mar 2013

Frog fungus where you least expect it

Frogs in the arid-zone may not be safe from a potentially deadly disease.

By: Dr Jodi Rowley, Category: Science, Date: 28 Feb 2013

The not-so-gentle art of stuffing

Taxidermy has evolved from the days when animal skins were filled with straw and has a long history of experimentation and innovation

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 27 Feb 2013

A shopping list from 1897

You may never look at a financial report in the same way again.

By: Anna Namuren, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 27 Feb 2013

ALIVE Youth Conference

We went out to the ALIVE Youth conference to show the students some of the Australian Museum's environmental and sustainability programs.

By: Karen Player, Category: Lifelong Learning, Date: 27 Feb 2013

DigiVol portal: Volunteer from home

Become a virtual volunteer from your home with the Australian Museum on any day or at any time.

By: Leonie Prater, Category: Museullaneous, Date: 26 Feb 2013

This week in Fish: Sarah studies Sharks

This week saw the arrival of Brazilian shark worker Sarah Viana. Sarah is with us for two weeks and is 'up to her armpits' in dogfishes.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 22 Feb 2013

A Remarkable Contributor

Dr George Henry Abbott contributed a remarkable 25 years as a Trustee of the Australian Museum.

By: Patricia Egan, Category: Science, Date: 21 Feb 2013

Ornithological Moments

A photographer's notes from a survey for the conservation of Australian robins in western NSW.

By: Stuart Humphreys, Category: Science, Date: 15 Feb 2013

This week in Fish: Death defying Cleanerfish

Here's the last 7 days of fishy action.  As always, many thanks to everyone who contributed.

By: Mark McGrouther, Category: Science, Date: 15 Feb 2013