Love is in the water: Critically endangered handfish embrace art, new ceramic nests
The spotted handfish—the first marine fish to be declared Critically Endangered—is a Tasmanian treasure and we've just paired science with art to help bring them back from the brink.
We came we saw: saving the sawfish
Sawfish are critically endangered. We recently worked with Indigenous rangers to help save these sawsome fish!
Whale, whale, whale, what do we have here?
Scientists on our research vessel Investigator were treated to a spot of whale watching over the weekend.
Plastic is deadly: how you can help
We calculated how many MCGs it would take to hold all the plastic in our oceans. Spoiler alert: a lot. Plastic is filling our oceans, killing animals and costing us billions. We need your help to solve this massive problem so here's what you can do about it.
Warming oceans are changing Australia’s fishing industry
A new United Nations report on fisheries and climate change shows that Australian marine systems are undergoing rapid environmental change, with some of the largest climate-driven changes in the Southern Hemisphere.
The mysterious beast of Ningaloo Reef: revealing the secrets of whale sharks
We’re uncovering the secrets of whale sharks by tracking their movements at Ningaloo Reef.
A helping hand for a unique, spotty Tasmanian
Spotted Handfish may be critically-endangered, but with the help of a captive breeding program their future is looking considerably less murky.
You never know what you’ll find in the Abyss
The depths of the ocean are one of Earth's most inaccessible and unexplored environments, and getting a sneak peek into what lives down there can provide great insight into managing marine diversity.
One fish, two fish, what is this new fish?
Understanding which fish species occur where, and identifying new fish species, is the starting point for managing our marine biodiversity.
Tintype specimens: Our Australian National Fish Collection in noir
Our fish collection was seen through a different lens during a photoshoot using techniques from the 1850s.
4 things you didn’t know about white sharks
In a world first, we've used a combination of tracking technologies to estimate the Australian white shark populations.