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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:

  • Guest Series: Restoring our State’s Oyster Reefs
    Oysters; they’re delicious, healthy, and can get things happening in the bedroom. But there is a lot more to the humble oyster than being an enticing hor d’oeuvre. Oysters create ecosystems, clean up our pollution, protect our shorelines from storms, a...
    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 10:46:06 +0930
  • Bioluminescent algae bloom on the Yorke Peninsula, Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken interviewed
    Recently locals of Port Lincoln were delighted with a bioluminescent algal bloom, the species that produces this wondrous event is called Noctiluca scintillans or “sea sparkles”. This event occurs when optimal conditions arise, which includes high nutr...
    Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:58:42 +0930
  • Can we tell fish environment from their earbones?
    New research in to Reef Perch fish earbones led by Dr Gretchen Grammar from the Southern Seas Laboratory, with contributions from Christopher Izzo and Bronwyn Gillanders. The new study published in Ecological Monographs investigates whether the element...
    Thu, 11 May 2017 10:45:25 +0930
  • LISTEN: Radio Adelaide Interview about how Climate Change is collapsing food webs
      Environment Institute members Professor Sean Connell, Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken, and PhD candidate Silvan Goldenberg spoke to Radio Adelaide recently. They discussed their recently published work on how climate change could possible destab...
    Thu, 04 May 2017 13:59:17 +0930
  • 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