marianne nyegaard

Giant sunfish species eludes discovery for centuries

July 20th, 2017

An elusive new species of ocean sunfish has been discovered by an international team of researchers led by a Murdoch University PhD student. Marianne Nyegaard from the School of Veterinary and Life Sciences uncovered the new species while researching the population genetics of ocean sunfish in the Indo-pacific region. The previously undescribed species has been named the Hoodwinker Sunfish (Mola tecta).

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Murdoch celebrates Endeavour success

December 17th, 2013

Staff and students from Murdoch University are among the recipients of this year’s Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships.

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