Research into populations of the western striped grunter (Pelates octolineatus) on the lower west coast shows the species has a highly seasonal growth pattern and migrate between coastal and estuarine environments depending ...
Seagrass ecosystems could play a key role in combating climate change, researchers at the University of York have discovered.
Seagrass meadows could be worth around €190 million every year to commercial and recreational fishing in the Mediterranean according to a new study by marine scientists.
Sea turtles fitted with video cameras have revealed a decline in seagrass health in Shark Bay following a catastrophic marine heat wave in 2011.
The loss of underwater posidonia meadows poses two problems: these areas can no longer capture and store atmospheric CO2, and, moreover, they can become a source of this gas by eroding and freeing the carbon stored in the ...
West Australian scientists have developed a three-dimensional computer model of seagrass canopies to investigate the effect of canopy structure and reduced light on photosynthesis.
(Phys.org) —The loss of sharks could contribute to the destruction of one of the planet's most under-appreciated sources of carbon storage—seagrasses. While sharks are often sensationalized as voracious predators, it's ...
Seagrass meadows provide the ideal place for young fish to thrive, say NERC-funded scientists researching the importance of these habitats for commercial fishing.
A key piece of Australian environmental legislation may not adequately protect vulnerable marine ecosystems, a University of Queensland study has concluded.
Murdoch University marine scientists report a successful method for re-establishing the seagrass Amphibolis antarctica at Shoalwater Bay, off Rockingham.