marine biology

International recognition of shipping noise impact on marine life sparks study

March 7th, 2018

Research on the measurement of shipping noise and its potential impact on whales and other marine animals has received funding under the Australian Government’s National Environmental Science Program (NESP).

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Whale sharks call Ningaloo Marine Park home all year

October 11th, 2017

New research at Murdoch University has shown whale sharks are permanent residents at Ningaloo Reef.

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Dolphins follow the trawlers

July 11th, 2017

New research has shown that dolphins offshore of Western Australia's Pilbara coast are following fishing trawlers to feed on injured or discarded fish.

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Students dive into fieldwork at Ningaloo trip

July 26th, 2016

Marine Biology camp in Coral Bay

Swimming around the pristine Ningaloo coral reef may be a dream holiday for many, but it’s a taste of future working life for Murdoch’s marine biology students. Twenty undergraduates recently spent 10 days in Coral Bay where they were immersed in the working lives of scientists based at the University’s research station.

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