The Ambon damsel (Pomacentrus amboinensis) have been found to need exposure to the natural environment to develop the ultraviolet (UV) facial markings reef fish use as a covert communication system to potentially avoid predators.
The bleaching of colorful coral is spreading into a worldwide, devastating crisis, scientists say, and they predict it will likely get worse.
A new study carried out by researchers from The University of Western Australia and the University of Queensland has found that the Porites cylindrica variety of coral have an in-built mechanism that protects them in environments ...
New Queensland research is indicating that green turtles living near urban and farming areas are absorbing possibly thousands of chemicals.
James Cook University scientists in Australia have made a breakthrough in the war against a deadly enemy of the Great Barrier Reef.