Welcome to the School of Marine and Tropical Biology

The School takes the lead in maintaining and enhancing the University’s international profile.The School’s strategic intent is to be the leading research and education centre for the study of biology in the tropics.To this end it aims to expand knowledge and understanding of biology through excellence in research and teaching, with a focus on tropical systems.With its immense biodiversity, in marine and terrestrial environments, we consider north Queensland to be one of the best places in the world to study whole organism biology and ecology.



The School of Marine and Tropical Biology has three disciplines representing the major research and teaching foci, they are Aquaculture, Marine Biology and Tropical Biology. Our focus is on whole organism biology, with an emphasis on ecology, sustainability, and genetics in all disciplines:



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