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Marine Biology
The University of Adelaide
SA 5005 Australia

Phone: +61 8 8303 4458
Facsimile: +61 8 8303 4364

News & Events

Marine Biology Program news and events:

  • Goolwa cockles used to record our past – 3 min presentation on Elsevier Audio Slides
    Elsevier is now offering the option to prepare and upload audio slides that will appear on the same page as your publication. AudioSlides are short, webcast-style presentations that are shown next to online articles on ScienceDirect. This format gives ...
    Thu, 02 Feb 2017 09:06:08 +0930
  • Ocean soundscape researchers hit SCOPE TV
    Oceans aren’t as silent as you think – it’s a noisy place filled with snapping shrimp and crashing waves, as our researchers explain on the latest episode of SCOPE. Marine animals use sound to navigate through the ocean. Larvae for example use the soun...
    Wed, 04 Jan 2017 15:37:52 +0930
  • Media release: Barramundi populations at risk from acid oceans
    Wild barramundi populations are likely to be at risk under ocean acidification, a new University of Adelaide study has found. Published in the journal Oecologia, the study is the first to show that even freshwater fish which only spend a small portion ...
    Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:24:28 +0930
  • Prof Gillanders nominated for Winnovation award
    We are pleased to announced that Professor Bronwyn Gillanders has been named a finalist at this year’s Winnovation Awards by Women in Innovation SA. The Winnovation Awards celebrate the successes of female innovators in South Australia. Professor Gilla...
    Fri, 30 Sep 2016 20:15:13 +0930
  • Media Release: Climate change will see some males get sexier
    A common marine crustacean has shown researchers that it’s all set to beat climate change – the males will get more attractive to the females, with a resulting population explosion. The University of Adelaide study is the first to show how mating behav...
    Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:30:19 +0930
  • Bronwyn Gillanders honoured with K Radway Allen Award
    Professor Bronwyn Gillanders has been recognised for her extraordinary contributions to fish and fisheries sciences. Prof Gillanders was awarded the K Radway Allen Award, the highest award granted by the Australian Society for Fish Biology (ASFB). She ...
    Thu, 15 Sep 2016 09:37:10 +0930
  • Media release: Nutrient pollution is changing sounds in the sea
    Nutrient pollution emptying into seas from cities, towns and agricultural land is changing the sounds made by marine life – and potentially upsetting navigational cues for fish and other sea creatures, a new University of Adelaide study has found. Publ...
    Tue, 06 Sep 2016 11:54:47 +0930
  • Ocean warming and acidification are changing shark behaviour
    As the Earth’s oceans warms, sea-dwelling creatures experience a raft of changes. While much attention has been directed towards small-bodied fishes, we know relatively little about the effects of ocean warming and acidification on large predators like...
    Tue, 23 Aug 2016 20:39:49 +0930
  • Young Einsteins: the EI featured in SALife mag
    Affectionately dubbed “Young Einsteins”, The Environment Institute’s Dr Zoe Doubleday and Jarrod Hodgson are featured in this month’s SALife magazine. Dr Zoe Doubleday recently made international headlines with her research on cephalopods. She talks ab...
    Fri, 08 Jul 2016 13:20:04 +0930
  • New artificial reef to be built to support local marine habitats
    A new $600,000 artificial reef system is to be built south of Ardrossan, informed by research by the Environment Institute’s Professor Sean Connell and PIRSA’s Dr Heidi Alleway. The artificial reef, which is to be constructed from limestone, oyster she...
    Wed, 29 Jun 2016 11:47:17 +0930