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Marine Biology
The University of Adelaide
SA 5005 Australia
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Marine Biology Program news and events:

  • 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
  • Media Release: Baby fish lose poisonous protectors in acidified oceans
    A common close partnership which sees baby fish sheltering from predators among the poisonous tentacles of jellyfish will be harmed under predicted ocean acidification, a new University of Adelaide study has found. Published today in the journal Procee...
    Wed, 29 Jun 2016 08:31:30 +0930
  • “Squidlings” take out the Peer Prize for Women!
    Research on the worldwide rise of cephalopod populations has taken the world by storm recently, and now the “Squidlings” research team, led by Dr Zoe Doubleday and Professor Bronwyn Gillanders has taken out the inaugural “Peer Prize for Women“! The com...
    Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:45:20 +0930
  • 6 months, 60 experts and 37 threats to the Spencer Gulf- a lesson in rapid assessment
    The Spencer Gulf covers an area of diverse marine habitats ranging from algal forests to mangroves. But increasingly, threats from climate change, fishing, invasive species and more pose an increasing threat to these fragile ecosystems. Dr Zoe Doubleda...
    Wed, 15 Jun 2016 11:20:49 +0930
  • The Peer Prize for Women in Science
    The Environment Institute has two entries in the Peer Prize for Women in Science, so get involved and support your colleagues by voting! The first group is “Squidlings” Professor Bronwyn Gillanders and Zoe Doubleday have led this submission. They have ...
    Fri, 10 Jun 2016 20:22:54 +0930