centre for fish and fisheries research
October 4th, 2016
Dr Brad Norman and Associate Professor David Morgan from the Centre for Fish and Fisheries Research and their collaborators, have been photographing Stumpy and Zorro at Ningaloo since 1994. The researchers believe the whale sharks are the longest studied individual wild sharks in the world.
August 18th, 2016
Large catfish in a desert river in the Pilbara are eating native mice when available, Murdoch University researchers have found.
April 5th, 2016
New research published in the journal Pacific Conservation Biology reveals whale sharks are distributed further along the WA coastline than previously understood.
January 28th, 2016
Two endangered Western Australian fish species are facing a battle for survival due to habitat changes caused by the hotter and drier climate, a Murdoch University researcher has found.
December 17th, 2015
A fish kill event in the Kimberley has seen at least 12 critically endangered freshwater sawfish die in water that was depleted in oxygen.
August 27th, 2015
A multidisciplinary team of researchers led by a Murdoch University academic will be investigating how best to develop the Peel region without unduly impacting the health of the iconic Peel-Harvey estuary.
March 11th, 2015
Murdoch University researchers monitoring the condition of the Swan Canning Estuary say last year’s fish results have disproved claims the Swan-Canning Estuary is ‘dead’.
September 21st, 2012
Professor Norm Hall has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science for his significant contribution to the statistical modelling of fish stocks.
January 18th, 2012
Murdoch University student Vanessa Jaiteh has won a prestigious Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Outgoing Postgraduate Award.
June 10th, 2011
Murdoch University researcher Professor Neil Loneragan says Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are still needed in Western Australia despite evidence that fish stocks are healthy.