Marine Flagships

Our researchers investigate many aspects of the ecology and behaviour of those iconic marine species that are synonymous with Western Australia’s expansive coastline. Be it Ningaloo’s whales, whale sharks or manta rays, or even the dolphins of Shark Bay or...

Fisheries Research

Our group has assisted in providing biological data for species management, particularly those within marine, estuarine and freshwater fisheries and aquaculture. This research began in the 1970s and we continue to examine those species important to commercial,...

Sustainable Aquaculture

Western Australia’s pristine environments produce some of the highest quality cultured species. With the global demand for aquacultured fish, molluscs and crustaceans increasing annually, our research is helping to ensure the quality and health of the products...

Catchments to Coast

Our members are leaders in the field of freshwater, estuarine and coastal aquatic system research. Our researchers specialise in estuarine health, threatened fishes, impact of introduced species, climate change and habitat condition. Our research spans the entire...