marine research

The heat makes oceanic whitetip sharks go deep

June 26th, 2018

Oceanic Whitetip Shark by Lance Jordan

Warm sea surface temperatures during summers have drastic effects on the diving behaviour of oceanic whitetip sharks, and could have profound implications for their survival as the climate changes, researchers say.

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New marine research in Binningup area

November 11th, 2009

New marine research in Binningup area

Comprehensive marine research and monitoring in the sea off Binningup could provide a blueprint for similar studies at the State Government’s proposed major gas precinct near James Point in the Kimberley.

Water Minister Graham Jacobs said the research, undertaken by Murdoch and Curtin universities and Western Whale Research (WWR), would increase knowledge of the marine environment off the Binningup and Myalup coast and gauge effects of the Southern Seawater Desalination Project.

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