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Marine Biology
The University of Adelaide
SA 5005 Australia

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News & Events

Marine Biology Program news and events:

  • 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
    Research scientists, 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 spe...
    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
  • Media release: Baby fish will be lost at sea in acidified oceans
    The ability of baby fish to find a home, or other safe haven, to grow into adulthood will be severely impacted under predicted ocean acidification, University of Adelaide research has found. Published today in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Socie...
    Wed, 16 Dec 2015 11:55:20 +1030
  • Podcast: Jumping the shark
    Global warming of our oceans is having an impact across the marine environment. Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken from the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute was interviewed recently by Ewart Shaw on Radio Adelaide about his research int...
    Wed, 09 Dec 2015 10:24:21 +1030
  • Podcast: Impact of rising CO2 levels on global marine food chain
    Marine ecologist Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken from the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute recently spoke with Steve Herman in a radio interview on VOA-Asia News about his research into the impacts of rising carbon dioxide levels and...
    Thu, 19 Nov 2015 14:30:52 +1030
  • Media release: Sharks’ hunting ability destroyed under climate change
    The hunting ability and growth of sharks will be dramatically impacted by increased CO2 levels and warmer oceans expected by the end of the century, a University of Adelaide study has found. Published in the journal Scientific Reports, marine ecologist...
    Mon, 16 Nov 2015 09:12:20 +1030
  • Protecting Australia’s marine biodiversity
    Meet research scientist Dr Sarah Catalano, featured in the University of Adelaide’s new research blog. Sarah’s research relates to marine parasitology and molecular evolution. Her PhD undertaken at the University of Adelaide has added an abundance of k...
    Wed, 11 Nov 2015 14:25:17 +1030