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.

Mineralogy and PetrologyTerrestrial EnvironmentsMarine SciencesPalaeontology


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

William (Bill) D. Birch

William (Bill) D. Birch

Research Associate, Geosciences

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Science Stories

From MV Blog

Hawks vs. Eagles: who will win … according to SCIENCE?!

Hawks vs. Eagles

Who will win … according to SCIENCE?!

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Events & exhibits

What's On in science

Solar System Odyssey

Solar System Odyssey

Stow away on a mission to explore the Solar System.

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