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Murdoch researchers help Australia-wide wildlife health project

January 19th, 2016

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Murdoch University veterinary researchers are making an invaluable contribution to a one year pilot project which aims to boost Australia’s capture of wildlife health data.

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Health check for Swan River dolphins

January 20th, 2014

Murdoch University researchers have commenced a new study investigating the health of the dolphins inhabiting the Swan Canning Riverpark.

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Water health newsroom

June 10th, 2010

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The investigation into six Bottlenose Dolphin deaths in the Swan Canning Riverpark in 2009 has drawn to a close. The Chief Scientist of Western Australia’s report has been presented to the Minister for Environment and the Murdoch University investigation has been delivered as a peer-reviewed Technical Report.

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Report out on 2009 deaths in the Swan River

June 10th, 2010

The deaths of six dolphins in the Swan Canning Riverpark last year reflect the stressful nature of the environment that they inhabit.

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Scientists and agencies investigate dolphin deaths

November 13th, 2009

Scientists and agencies investigate dolphin deaths

Murdoch University researchers in collaboration with the Swan River Trust, Department of Environment and Conservation and Curtin University are investigating the death of six dolphins in the Swan and Canning rivers this year.

An urgent meeting of researchers and government agencies on November 12 discussed the findings of post-mortem examinations of the dolphins which died between March and October, and ABC TV's Stateline broke the story on November 13.

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