Museum Articles

Not an Agelas axifera, but this specimen from the Houtman Abrolhos Islands looks similar to the rare sponge the Museum is looking for.

Hunt for a neotype – first findings!

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WA Museum Taxonomists in 2017

Taxonomist Appreciation Day 19 March 2017

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A Blue Swimmer Crab underwater

The Blue Swimmer Crab

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Curator Corioli Souter discussing exhibition objects

International Women's Day

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Omeo shipwreck site

Coogee Maritime Trail

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Travellers and Traders in the Indian Ocean World

Fly me across the Indian Ocean – win a trip for two to London!

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The Gemma Constantiniana

The tale of the Gemma Constantiniana

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large black cockatoo on a pale background

Untimely cockatoo death reveals important information on local movements

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Chinese Paper Lanterns - Copyright WA Museum

Chinese New Year at the WA Museum

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Dominique McKenzie and Desmond Cameron painting the mural

Museum of the Goldfields' Open Day Mural

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Shale slope

Field work and the thrill of discovery

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East India House - the Amsterdam headquarters of the VOC, 17th century.

The VOC Story

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The de Vlamingh dish: X-Ray Map

The de Vlamingh Dish

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The story of SS Xantho: WA’s First Coastal Steamer

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Conservation

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C. pilbarensis

Three New Gecko Species

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"Bothriembryon (B.) sophiarum sp. n. A–D holotype WAM S66478 (H = 14.4 mm) E Protoconch and early teleoconch sculpture; scale line 0.5 mm."

No Dissection Necessary

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Dr Jeremy Green and Wendy Van Duivenvoorde after the graduation ceremony.

Congratulations Dr Jeremy Green

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Kirsten Tullis

Revealing the Museum: Who Am I?

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Introducing Moridilla fifo

Moridilla fifo

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Eendracht interior

3D Modelling at the Museum

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Nudibranch is the tiny orange-tipped sausages all over its back

Name this Creature

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A new species of spider crab in northern Australia

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Extent of the Indian Ocean

The Leeuwin Effect – when the Indian Ocean houses Pacific taxa

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Fred Saunders

Revealing the Museum: Who Am I?

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Your museum – your say

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Image of arachnid

New subterranean arachnid described from the Pilbara

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Image of Pseudoscorpion

Western Australian Museum scientists describe new species of arachnid from Barrow Island, Western Australia.

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Western Swamp Tortoise

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Blue whale on the 5th floor of Francis Street

Preparing the Blue Whale for the New Museum

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The Coral Compactus

WA Coral Compactus

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A Sea of Hands for Reconciliation Week

National Sorry Day and Reconciliation Week

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Olmec stone mask, 900-400 BCE, Mexico.

A History of the World in 100 Objects Symposium Videos

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Discover "Beneath the Waves"

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Detail of the Dampier Marine Gallery - before the decant

Dampier Marine Gallery Decant

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Harry Butler Research Centre Opened

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