shark bay

It’s not just Ningaloo: whale sharks shown to favour much of the WA coastline

April 5th, 2016

Whale shark (Pic by Brad Norman)

New research published in the journal Pacific Conservation Biology reveals whale sharks are distributed further along the WA coastline than previously understood.

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Whale watching book questions industry sustainability

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.

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Assessing threats to Hawai'i's spinner dolphins

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.

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Ingenious fishing method may be spreading through dolphins

August 24th, 2011

Researchers from Murdoch University believe a recently documented method of fishing may be spreading throughout a population of dolphins.

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Unmanned drones to watch over Australia's marine mammals

September 27th, 2010

Unmanned aircraft have been zooming around Shark Bay for the past week in Australia’s first trial to see whether these military style drones can help us manage and conserve our marine mammals.

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