Fisheries & Water
AN Australian Antarctic researcher visited Geraldton, this May, as a part of the WA Museum's series of public lectures.
THE Department of Fisheries have launched a new app that empowers the public to report suspected aquatic pests, in the fight to protect WA’s biosecurity.
THE long term prognosis of south-western Australia’s only species of fresh water mussel has improved thanks to new research carried out by biologists at Murdoch University.
CORAL responses to ocean temperatures and currents during the 2010-11 marine heatwave have been recorded in research that has found WA’s coral reefs may be more vulnerable to irregular warming events than previously thought.
THE marine and estuarine environments of the South West will take centre stage this week when a plethora of scientists in the field converge on the region for a conference aimed at experts and the greater public alike.
SOUTH WEST farmers can increase the amount of rainfall they collect in the face of changing weather conditions through slight adaptations to existing systems, a study into the efficiency of artificial rainfall catchment has found.
SCIENTISTS researching light stress indicators in seagrass have gathered and analysed international research in the field to narrow-down 119 variables to 19 robust bioindicators of light stress that can be incorporated into monitoring programs.
AN INVESTIGATION by UWA scientists into factors which affect eye size in certain deep-sea fish has found that eye size varies based on the individual fish’s evolutionary status, rather than ecological pressures.