Sepia apama collection from Gulf St Vincent aims to finish 172 year-old taxonomy task

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MLSSA member and documentary filmmaker Dan Monceaux has just announced via that he’s working with scientists and the South Australian Museum to help complete a 172 year-old taxonomic task. He’s currently reaching out to the recreational fishing community, asking for donations of any cuttlefish caught in Gulf St Vincent. […]


Help the SA Museum digitise its seastar collection records

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The South Australian Museum has just loaded its second crowd-sourcing expedition on the Atlas of Living Australia’s Biodiversity Volunteer Portal – and they’re looking for your help! The Biodiversity Volunteer Portal is an opportunity for volunteers at home to help create database records for the South Australian museum’s specimen collection. The […]

Southern Right Whale - SA Whale Centre - May 2014

Whale season launch at the SA Museum – May 27, 2014

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The Marine Life Society of South Australia is pleased to announce that we will have a stall at the SA Whale Centre’s official whale season launch event, to be held at the South Australian Museum on May 27th, 2014. Our stall will feature an audio-visual display of South Australian marine […]

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Scoresby Shepherd receives Verco Medal from the Royal Society of South Australia

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According to the web page found at, the Royal Society of South Australia was founded on 10th January 1853 (as the Adelaide Philosophical Society). The Society changed its name to the Royal Society of South Australia when her Majesty Queen Victoria granted the title “Royal” in 1880. In 1928, the […]