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.
Scientists and fishers have embarked on a new project to learn more about the risks facing Narrow Sawfish in Northern Australia.
An annual event to raise awareness of these vulnerable animals and to highlight the threats they face in order to safeguard their future.
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.
A remarkable swatch of Bass Strait – part of the South-east network of offshore Australian Marine Parks – was mapped in July by a Marine Biodiversity Hub team in partnership with Parks Australia.
Warmer temperatures are affecting important groups of coral reef animals in ways that may reduce the capacity of corals to rebuild after bleaching.