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JCU Research News
Read the latest JCU research news here, or visit the JCU News & Media website if you'd like to learn more about JCU's activities.
Stingray target training hits the mark
The memory and intelligence of stingrays is being put to the test as part of unique research into the animals’ learning behaviour — and so far, they’ve passed with flying colours.
3D satellite mapping of Coral Sea reefs
A JCU researcher in Cairns has completed detailed 3D depth maps of Australia’s Coral Sea reefs, shedding new light on the likely distribution of coral diversity and sea life in the area.
Twice the coral trout in Great Barrier Reef protected zones
Coral trout in protected ‘green zones’ are not only bigger and more abundant than those in fished ‘blue zones’ of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, but they are also better able to cope with cyclone damage, according to a long-term study published today in Current Biology.