Fisheries & Water
THE Department of Fisheries have launched a new app that empowers the public to report suspected aquatic pests, in the fight to protect WA’s biosecurity.
A TEAM from Murdoch University and Plymouth Marine Laboratory in the UK, have developed the first fish based multimetric index for assessing the health of Australian estuaries.
NEW research in the Peel Harvey estuary found that during resuspension of iron sulphide rich sediments, nutrients are released into the water column.
A WESTERN Australian researcher has been recognised for a ground breaking invention that draws phosphorus out of water ways, preventing the growth of harmful algal blooms.
THE Royal Australian Navy is taking a proactive approach to marine biosecurity by joining forces with the WA Fisheries Department to ensure WA waters remain free of harmful introduced species.
DOLPHINS may endanger their own lives if they learn to beg, according to a recent study on 74 dolphins in Cockburn Sound.
Current water quality issues and the possible benefits of introducing a trading program in the Peel-Harvey catchment are being investigated by Murdoch University Masters student Ophelia Cowell.