New research on abyssal brittle stars shows that the evolution of marine species does not follow one course, but rather depends on the geological, climatic and biological history of each ecosystem.
New areas of deep-sea coral reef and more than 100 unnamed species – including corals, lobsters and molluscs– have been discovered on undersea mountains in marine parks south of Tasmania.
Scientists and park managers returned to Hobart today after a four-week survey of the seamounts on CSIRO research vessel Investigator led by CSIRO.
Scientists and Australian Marine Park managers on the Investigator are surveying deep coral reefs and a rare aggregation of spawning eels at underwater mountains or ‘seamounts’ off Tasmania.
A new estimate of adult population size for Australia’s eastern Grey Nurse Shark population drew on widespread genetic sampling and forensic exploration of family trees.
Read about the achievements of Australia's Integrated Marine Observing system (IMOS) in its twelfth year of operation.
The Marine Hub has created the following two-sided posters from its marine biodiversity research:
An annual event to raise awareness of these vulnerable animals and to highlight the threats they face in order to safeguard their future.
Scientists and fishers have embarked on a new project to learn more about the risks facing Narrow Sawfish in Northern Australia.
Northern Australia's vast river estuaries and coastal wetlands provide vital habitat for threatened and migratory species. Satellite imagery may be an effective way to monitor how they change over time.
The total volume of wastewater discharged to Australia’s oceans in 2016 was 1350 gigalitres: equivalent to 2.7 Sydney harbours.