Fisheries & Water

COLOUR-CHANGING fish have only one skin, but they use it to communicate social status, attract mates, avoid predators and more. So what happens when those functions collide?

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SHARK Bay and the coastline off Karratha and Perth may be popular eateries for whale sharks (Rhincodon typus), satellite tracking has revealed.

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GAZE across an arid expanse of the Pilbara and you could be forgiven for thinking animal life is sparse.

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A REFERENCE collection of potential invasive marine species in WA, which forms part of a system for identifying pests via their genetic material, has been hailed as a marine biosecurity world first.

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CSIRO scientists have revealed how much water lies beneath the parched Pilbara landscape in a study to help safeguard the resource as mining and agriculture expands in the region and the climate changes.

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THE Ambon damsel (Pomacentrus amboinensis) have been found to need exposure to the natural environment to develop the ultraviolet (UV) facial markings reef fish use as a covert communication system to potentially avoid predators.

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WA RESEARCH has revealed adult mangrove jack (Lutjanus argentimaculatus) are likely to be negatively impacted by climate change, but that juveniles may actually benefit from its effects.

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A CHANCE find on Broome’s Cable Beach in 2012 led researchers from the University of Adelaide and Charles Darwin University to find several specimens of two north western Australian sea snakes not seen since 2001.

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EVIDENCE showing tsunamis or other waves caused by cyclones have previously reached more than 10m above sea level in WA, has raised questions about the capacity of coastal infrastructure according to a study of the Pilbara coast.

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APPLIED mathematicians have been computer modelling fish stocks in a study of the Ningaloo Reef.

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