November 24th, 2016
The eradication of an alien fish species from a reservoir in south west Australia led to an explosion in the population of a native fish species and an increase in Marron, Murdoch University researchers have found.
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.
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.
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.
December 19th, 2014
The fish of the Pilbara and the threats to their survival have been detailed in a stunning film and comprehensive field guide by Murdoch University’s Freshwater Fish Group and Fish Health Unit and ENVfusion Films.
October 17th, 2014
Murdoch University researchers have discovered new populations of an endangered fresh water fish, the Little Pygmy Perch, near Denmark in Western Australia’s south.
November 15th, 2013
The nation’s leading marine scientists gathered last week to discuss threats to Western Australia’s unique freshwater fish species.
April 16th, 2013
Researchers from Murdoch University and South Australian Museum have officially named Australia’s newest freshwater fish: the Little Pygmy Perch.
October 30th, 2012
A Murdoch University researcher has uncovered a series of attacks on wildlife at the Fitzroy River, including slaughtered sawfish – a species identified recently as facing extinction.