Marine Biology News

Uncovering long-term growth histories in fishery species

Fishery growth research by Jasmin Martino

Jasmin Martino investigates the use of ear stone chronologies for understanding long-term trends and drivers of growth in fisheries.

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Shining a light on sea snake senses

Olive sea snake

University of Adelaide marine biologists have discovered that some sea snakes contain genes in their tail skin that help them stay safe from predators.

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The secret lives of fish

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Biologists need a careful understanding of population characteristics and dynamics to sustainably manage wild fish.

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Why we're watching the giant Australian cuttlefish

Juvenile giant Australian cuttlefish developing under rocks in the waters of South Australia. Fred Bavendam, Author provided

We're spying on hundreds, even thousands of tentacled organisms with their unusual distinctive W-shaped eye pupils, and pulsating colours.

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Researchers discover some fish species might actually benefit from climate change

A damselfish at the volcanic seep in New Zealand.

Research on damselfish living in high CO2 conditions shows that some populations of fish species might actually benefit from climate change.

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Scientists dive deep to save sinking oyster population

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School of Biological Sciences and Environment Institute researchers are involved in Australia’s largest ever oyster reef restoration project.

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Weeds take over kelp in high carbon dioxide oceans

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Weedy plants will thrive and displace long-lived, ecologically valuable kelp forests under forecast ocean acidification, new research from the University of Adelaide shows.

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