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

William (Bill) D. Birch

William (Bill) D. Birch

Research Associate, Geosciences

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Science Stories

From MV Blog

How cute is that?

How cute is that?

For an endangered species, being cute is an evolutionary advantage.

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Events & exhibits

What's On in science



It's electrifying!

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