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WA waters a possible hotspot for krill

December 13th, 2016

WA waters are home to more than 40 percent of the world

A PhD research project has revealed that the waters off Western Australia are home to 40 per cent of the world’s krill species.

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Krill research earns PhD student a big award

June 23rd, 2015

PhD student Alicia Sutton has won the ASMA Allen award

Alicia Sutton was awarded the prestigious Allen Award by the Australian Marine Sciences Association for her research into on basin-wide oceanographic drivers of krill zoogeography in the Indian Ocean.

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Fears for Little Penguins as deaths spike

February 28th, 2012

There are concerns for the long-term survival of Perth’s Little Penguin population after deaths reached four times the normal level in the second half of 2011.

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