Science Portal

Access to science research and collections
at Museum Victoria

Marine Sciences

Our Marine Sciences staff, students and volunteers research into the animals of Australian waters and beyond.

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Places to find science content on the museum's websites.


Books, journals & more



This guide introduces naturalists, divers and biologists to sponge species commo...

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Staff biographies

Meet the MV scientists

Dianne Bray

Dianne Bray

Senior Collections Manager, Vertebrate Zoology

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Science Stories

From MV Blog

Meet <i>Hyorhinomys stuempkei</i>, a Hog-nosed Rat

Meet Hyorhinomys stuempkei, a Hog-nosed Rat

Get to know Hyorhinomys stuempkei in a video with two of its discoverers.

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Events & exhibits

What's On in science

600 Million Years: Victoria evolves

600 Million Years: Victoria evolves

How did life on Earth come to be the way it is and what happened in our part of ...

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