endangered species research

Conservation call on sawfish nursery

November 17th, 2017

Green Sawfish

Murdoch University researchers have identified an important nursery for a critically endangered species of sawfish and are calling for conservation efforts to be focused there.

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Critical sawfish nursery habitats identified in Fitzroy River

September 28th, 2017

Sawfish study: Nyikina-Mangala ranger Nathan Green assisting Murdoch University researchers with a sawfish pup in the Fitzroy River

Key findings by Murdoch University researchers will help protect the critically endangered sawfish species in Western Australia’s Fitzroy River.

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Whale sharks have built in sperm bank

September 20th, 2010

A new discovery has shown that female whale sharks may store sperm from one mating, fertilising eggs at different times and leading to hundreds of embryos being carried at various stages of development.

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