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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:

  • Giant Cuttlefish returns to the Spencer Gulf for Coitis
    South Australian scientists are ecstatic to find that the Great Australian Cuttlefish has returned to the Spencer Gulf for breeding this year. Their numbers have been down over the last few years and scientists don’t know why, or where they went. The c...
    Wed, 21 May 2014 15:30:11 +1030
  • The South Australian Giant Cuttlefish Needs YOU!
    The Australian giant cuttlefish is the largest cuttlefish species in the world reaching a total length of up to 1 m and a weight of 15 kg.  Researcher Bronwyn Gillanders at the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute is heading up research on th...
    Tue, 29 Apr 2014 17:20:25 +1030
  • Guest Speaker: Professor Stephen J. Hawkins
    The School of Earth & Environmental Sciences and the Environment Institute present a seminar by Professor Stephen J. Hawkins from the University of Southampton in the UK, where he is the Dean of the Faculty of Natural and Environmental Sciences & Profe...
    Wed, 15 Jan 2014 14:34:20 +1030
  • World Oceans Day June 8
    Guest blog by Dr Zoë Doubleday. Dr Doubleday is a Post-doctoral Fellow in the Marine Biology Program, School of Earth & Environmental Science at The University of Adelaide. She is currently working on a number of post-doc and student related projects a...
    Sat, 08 Jun 2013 11:30:07 +1030
  • New Paper: Predicting the Distribution of Commercially Important Invertebrate Stocks under Future Climate
    A new paper involving Environment Institute members Bayden Russell, Sean Connell, Camille Mellin (also Australian Institute of Marine Science), Barry Brook, Owen Burnell and Damien Fordham has recently been published in the journal PLOS One. The journa...
    Mon, 07 Jan 2013 12:06:03 +1030
  • Silver lining to coral reef climate cloud
    A team of Researchers, led by Merinda Nash from Australian National University (ANU),  have found parts of our coral reefs are more resistant to ocean acidification than first thought. The study was published in the journal Nature Climate Change today ...
    Mon, 10 Dec 2012 12:22:09 +1030
  • Fish earbones as a tool to examine climate variability: development of a marine growth chronology – Guest blogger Gretchen Grammer
    Guest post by Gretchen Grammer, Gretchen is a PhD student in the Marine Biology Program, School of Earth & Environmental Science at The University of Adelaide. Her current research centres on the use of fish otoliths as a proxy to examine oceanographic...
    Mon, 15 Oct 2012 10:39:47 +1030
  • EI member wins Future Fellowship
    Environment Institute member Assoc. prof. Ivan Nagelkerken was recently announced as a winner of a Future Fellowship for funding commencing in 2012 by the Australian Research Council. Ivan’s project title is ‘Ocean acidification and rising sea temperat...
    Mon, 10 Sep 2012 09:33:09 +1030
  • New Paper: The impact of food availability on snapper
    A new paper titled ‘The use of food resources by 0+ snapper, Chrysophrys auratus, from northern Spencer Gulf, South Australia‘ investigates the availability of food as an important factor in survival and growth of juvenile fish. Food is proposed to pla...
    Thu, 30 Aug 2012 09:11:28 +1030
  • New Paper: Using fish ear bones to investigate the importance of estuaries
    A new paper titled ‘Temporal variability in estuarine fish otolith elemental fingerprints: Implications for connectivity assessments‘ investigates using the chemical composition of fish ear bones to provide important information for understanding the v...
    Wed, 22 Aug 2012 08:22:53 +1030