Welcome to The Striped Trumpeter, a quarterly round-up of stories, videos, journal articles, reports and data from the NESP Marine Biodiversity Hub.
Knowledge of sawfish almost skipped a generation at Kalkaringi . . . then two showed up in legendary locations.
Meet the monitoring team for Flinders Marine Park . . . Striped Trumpeter, Reef Ocean Perch, Gummy Shark, Jackass Morwong, Tiger Flathead and Sand Flathead.
We've identified five Australian 'super canyons' in the first study to relate the physical variability of submarine canyons to their likely habitats and marine communities.
The Field Manuals for Marine Sampling to Monitor Australian Waters are being championed as the way forward for nationally coordinated marine research and monitoring.
A team of scientists is gathering at the Australian National Fish Collection in Hobart this week to examine a collection of deep-sea fishes from Australia’s eastern abyss.
Most of Australia's once-widespread shellfish reefs have disappeared. A Hub study finds there is still time to arrest the decline, provided the threats that caused their destruction can be curtailed.
Looking for brothers and sisters among juvenile white sharks has provided the final pieces of information needed to estimate the size of populations in Australian waters.
The Marine Hub has created the following two-sided posters from its marine biodiversity research:
Surfboard sampling . . . we've been working with Sydney and Gold Coast community groups to develop ‘citizen science’ protocols for water-quality monitoring near ocean outfalls.