Research

These short articles highlight the findings from ongoing scientific research within selected Marine Parks, including exciting new discoveries and ideas for future projects. If you are a scientist, read about how you can see your work featured in the Atlas.

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Discover how the food web is structured in the Bremer Marine Park
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Ashmore Reef corals faced heat waves in 2016 and 2017 and escaped with relatively little damage, despite unusually warm ocean temperatures in 2016 causing extensive coral bleaching and the death of corals on many reefs across the world.
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A new species of giant stingray is named and described from northern Australia
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A discovery voyage into the deep, dark and crushing world 4000 metres below the sea surface
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Discover what's on the menu for flatback turtles in the Kimberley marine region of NW Australia
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Patterns of larval dispersal in the canyons of the southwest marine region.
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First sighting of black corals in Australian shelf waters
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A network-wide assessment of coral reef biodiversity undertaken by Reef Life Survey and local sea rangers
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An investigation into larval population connectivity between marine parks in the north and northwest networks.
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High-resolution 360-degree panoramic vision collected by Caitlin Sea Survey lets you 'swim' through reefs in the Coral Sea Marine Park.

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