Tourism student gains real life experience with festival

November 26th, 2015

Ruth Noble at Issaquah City Hall

A final year Murdoch University tourism and marketing student gained a unique insight into a popular North American festival after helping to write and present a report evaluating the event.

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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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Breaming with knowledge

July 16th, 2013

Murdoch University research scientists have launched a three-year study to future-proof Western Australia’s black bream against environmental change.

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WA’s freshwater fish in trouble

June 17th, 2010

Western Australia’s unique freshwater fish are in trouble, say scientists at Murdoch University’s Centre for Fish and Fisheries Research.

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Funding for the Fitzroy's Freshwater Sawfish

June 8th, 2010

A Murdoch University program to track endangered sawfish in the Fitzroy River has been awarded an extra $110,000 in funding.

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New fish species discovered

February 4th, 2010

New fish species discovered

Murdoch University’s fish scientists have discovered a new species of Pygmy Perch in Western Australia.

Drs David Morgan and Stephen Beatty of Murdoch’s Centre for Fish & Fisheries Research said the discovery of a new species of freshwater fish was the first such find in the south-west in over 40 years.

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State’s South-West fish in dire straits

December 7th, 2009

States South-West fish in dire straits

Murdoch University scientists have found the state’s South-West unique freshwater fish populations are reducing, with a number being listed as endangered.

According to Murdoch University’s freshwater fish experts Drs David Morgan andStephen Beatty the combination of habitat change, decline in water quality andintroduction of exotic fishes has had a major impact.

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