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Deadly fish pathogen detected in Australia

September 16th, 2017

Deadly discovery: Wild catfishes from the Tully River were found to carry the pathogen

A dangerous pathogen, which caused devastating losses in the aquaculture industry in the United States, has been detected in wild Australian catfish for the first time.

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How we can help our backyard natives

March 16th, 2017

Quendas are common visitors to backyards near bush areas in Perth

A new digital information and advice hub will tackle the unintentionally harmful human behaviour that puts Australia’s incredible native wildlife at risk.

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Calling all wildlife lovers

November 3rd, 2016

Brushtail possum

Wildlife enthusiasts are invited to contribute to an education program which aims to keep our native species healthy.

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Education project to aid wildlife health in Perth suburbs

March 14th, 2016

An obese quenda

A new community project which aims to protect and enhance the health of wildlife in the eastern suburbs has begun.

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New survey for exotic fish disease

January 20th, 2014

Murdoch research scientists are undertaking a survey of freshwater catfish to ensure wild fish populations are free of a bacterium found in imported aquarium fish.

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Salt-tolerant plant could benefit aquaculture and agriculture

February 21st, 2013

Murdoch University researchers are leading a project to develop a salt-tolerant perennial crop capable of filtering fish farm waste water while providing feed for livestock.

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There's something fishy in the Vasse-Wonnerup Estuary

August 9th, 2012

The ‘Cane Toad of Fish’ has been discovered in the Vasse-Wonnerup Estuary, following the first quantitative fish surveys in the area conducted by researchers from Murdoch University.

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