Busting white shark myths with science
White sharks are an elusive marine top predator. But researchers are improving their knowledge and busting shark myths with scientific facts.
What’s in a name? Not all sharks are the same
With more than 500 shark species globally, new research suggests using shark species names could help manage shark conservation.
Baby sharks: tracking along our east coast
Satellite and acoustic technologies have revealed the complex movement patterns of juvenile white sharks on Australia’s east coast.
Lost and found: Solving a shark mystery
Researchers have identified a new species of shark known only from specimens in collections.
Nursing Grey Nurse Shark populations back to health
Grey Nurse Sharks are critically endangered in parts of Australia. Our research is helping to assist the conservation management of the species.
We came we saw: saving the sawfish
Sawfish are critically endangered. We recently worked with Indigenous rangers to help save these sawsome fish!
The mysterious beast of Ningaloo Reef: revealing the secrets of whale sharks
We’re uncovering the secrets of whale sharks by tracking their movements at Ningaloo Reef.
World-first genetic analysis reveals Aussie white shark numbers
New research has used genetic analysis in a world-first effort to accurately estimate Australian and New Zealand white shark numbers.
The faces that find faceless fishes
Led by Museums Victoria, Sampling the Abyss is a world-first survey to sample life in Australia’s eastern abyss using our research vessel, Investigator. Here's a photo album of just a few of the benthic denizens of the abyss.
Donating your body to science, a unique shark’s tale
Last week a broadnose sevengill shark washed ashore our Australian National Fish Collection facility, donating its body to science.
Scientists name giant stingray from northern Australia
Through a multi-group investigation based around northern Australia, we've identified a new species, one of the largest known stingrays.