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Marine Biology
The University of Adelaide
SA 5005 Australia

Phone: +61 8 8303 4458
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News & Events

Marine Biology Program news and events:

  • Coral Bleaching Explained-will 400 year old coral resist climate change?
    Frank the coral has been living peacefully on the beautiful Great Barrier Reef for 400 years. However, Frank noticed that in the last century it started to get gradually hotter… until in 2016 the water temperature went completely out of control putting...
    Tue, 12 Apr 2016 00:06:50 +0930
  • Podcast: The silence of the shrimp
    PhD candidate Tullio Rossi was interviewed by Radio Adelaide‘s Ewart Shaw. He discusses his research about the silencing of shrimps. Snapping Shrimps are the loudest invertebrate in the ocean, and their peculiar sound, itself a complex scientific pheno...
    Mon, 21 Mar 2016 09:51:11 +1030
  • COSMOS Feature: Snapping shrimps silenced
    Research showing how shrimps are being silenced, was recently published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B. The research, led by Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken, PhD student Tullio Rossi and Professor Sean Connell has been featured in COSMOS Ma...
    Sat, 19 Mar 2016 13:30:36 +1030
  • Media Release: Silent oceans: acidification stops shrimp chorus
    Snapping shrimps, the loudest invertebrate in the ocean, may be silenced under increasing ocean acidification, a University of Adelaide study has found. Published today in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the researchers report that unde...
    Wed, 16 Mar 2016 11:11:08 +1030
  • Podcast: Ocean acidification does more than damage reefs
    Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken talks with The Wire radio about how ocean acidification not only directly effects marine life, but also indirectly by changing fish behaviours, such as how they source food or avoid predators for example. Listen to ...
    Fri, 26 Feb 2016 17:00:07 +1030
  • Media release: Study identifies most vulnerable tropical reef fish
    Scientists have identified the key drivers of why some species are absent from reefs in the Indian and Pacific oceans, and which species are most vulnerable. Incorporating this knowledge in to conservation strategies will help to reduce human impact on...
    Thu, 04 Feb 2016 13:54:01 +1030
  • New research: Neo-Europe and its ecological consequences
    Heidi Alleway, Professor Bronwyn Gillanders and Professor Sean Connell from the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute have found that the colonisation of Australia contributed to an overexploitation of inland fisheries species. Their paper ent...
    Thu, 04 Feb 2016 10:24:49 +1030
  • Ocean acidification leaves fish lost at sea
    Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken, Professor Sean Connell, Tullio Rossi and Jennifer Pistevos from the University of Adelaide were involved in an article published in the journal Biology Letters, entitled, “Lost at sea: ocean acidification undermine...
    Mon, 25 Jan 2016 10:10:10 +1030
  • Podcast: Acid baths in a warming sea
    Climate change is creating stress on ecosystems globally, including in our oceans. University of Adelaide research shows that these stresses are affecting fish. Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken spoke with Sue Reece from Radio Adelaide about his res...
    Tue, 19 Jan 2016 14:18:08 +1030
  • Podcast: Ocean acidification could cause fish to be lost at sea
    New research shows that increased CO2 levels interfere with the ability of baby fish to find a home. Sarah Martin from Radio Adelaide spoke with University of Adelaide marine biology PhD student Tullio Rossi about his research into the effects of ocean...
    Thu, 17 Dec 2015 12:07:54 +1030