Fisheries & Water
MURDOCH University researchers have discovered two new populations of a rare freshwater fish species near Denmark which are providing invaluable data for conservation efforts and enhancing the species' survival prospects.
SPANGLED emperor (Lethrinus nebulosus) within the Ningaloo Marine Park have been found to move outside the sanctuary's boundary a year after being tagged—presenting possible implications for shoreline fishing rules.
WA SCIENTISTS have unlocked the travel secrets of seagrass, including migration patterns which they say are key to safeguarding the plant's future.
A STUDY involving the use of streamline visualisation has found the technology can help guide electromagnetic transmitter and receiver placements, thereby aiding the search for oil and gas on the seafloor.