murdoch university cetacean research unit
June 1st, 2016
The world’s first sex-based study with insights into the abundance and movement patterns of bottlenose dolphins acts as an impetus for future studies.
July 27th, 2015
A review of the scientific research on the recovery of Australia’s humpback whale populations has revealed that they are increasing at a remarkable rate and that the increase is among the highest documented worldwide, according to a paper published in the journal, Marine Policy.
April 28th, 2015
Spinner dolphins found off the Kona Coast, Hawai’i Island need sheltered bays for rest and protection from predators, researchers from Murdoch University and Duke University have found.
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.
April 7th, 2014
Whale and dolphin watching may not be the low-impact, sustainable industries many believe them to be according to a new evidence-based book, co-edited by Associate Professor Lars Bejder of the Murdoch University Cetacean Research Unit.
April 3rd, 2014
New research from Murdoch University scientists has revealed that around 500 dolphins have been caught in the Pilbara trawl fishery in the past decade.
January 23rd, 2014
Researchers have completed the most extensive study of the Hawai’i Island spinner dolphin population to date, with the data to be used to inform the local management agency.
January 20th, 2014
Murdoch University researchers have commenced a new study investigating the health of the dolphins inhabiting the Swan Canning Riverpark.