Monthly Archives: May 2015

Sardine Run off the East London coast of South Africa

A number of reports have filtered through to the East London Museum to indicate that the annual sardine run has started in earnest. Tell tale sightings of hundreds of gannets moving along the coast (characteristically diving for sardines) and being … Continue reading

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Not all fish are cold blooded – science tells the story of the warm-blooded opah fish

The East London Museum oceanic gallery has a model of a fish that has captured the world’s attention this past week. Research on the opah fish (Lampris guttatus) has revealed that it is a warm-blooded fish that uses its fins … Continue reading

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