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

Explore our collections 24/7

Explore our collections 24/7

Over the past two years, a team of programmers, designers, curators, collecti...

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Events & exhibits

What's On in science

Carnival of Science

Carnival of Science

Explore the science behind the carnival.

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