January 13th, 2017
An international study involving researchers from Western Australia and the United States has unlocked a key behavioural schedule in spinner dolphins, which could provide crucial insight to conservation measures for the free-ranging animals.
December 22nd, 2016
Researchers at Murdoch University have found evidence that feeding dolphins puts them at greater risk of injury and death.
September 5th, 2016
Researchers from Murdoch University’s Cetacean Research Unit and Aarhus University in Denmark are using a ground-breaking approach to help unlock some of the mysteries surrounding southern right whales.
February 29th, 2016
Ongoing research of a dolphin population in south-western Australia has revealed for the first time, a unique cycle in social bonds between adult female bottlenose dolphins, which is leading to informed conservation for the animals.
November 23rd, 2015
Murdoch University Cetacean Research Unit researchers are developing a research project to improve our understanding of baleen whale body condition by using an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) to capture unique aerial imagery of the whales.
February 24th, 2015
Research into the impacts of human activity on Bunbury’s bottlenose dolphin population has been given a financial boost by local industry, government and community organisations.
December 16th, 2014
A Murdoch University dolphin expert has advised that members of the public should enjoy observing dolphins from a distance this summer.
November 27th, 2014
A range of Murdoch experts are available for commentary in December and January on topics including bushfires, office parties, summer festivals, exercising in the heat, pool safety for pets and Australia Day.
October 22nd, 2013
Murdoch University has completed a comprehensive survey of the dolphin population from Capel to Binningup, providing vital baseline data for future management decisions.