Marine & Aqua news listing


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JCU supports prawn and fish farming with new disease testing service
Thu, 20 Jul 2017
James Cook University researchers are offering a much-needed additional disease testing service to protect northern Australia’s growing aquaculture industry.

Cutting-edge research finds disease early in fish farm
Tue, 27 Jun 2017
A James Cook University scientist is using a breakthrough genetic technology to help aquaculture farmers detect disease outbreaks early.

Turtle go-slow zones extensions needed
Fri, 23 Jun 2017
James Cook University marine scientists are calling for an extension of go-slow zones in turtle habitats to reduce boat strikes on the threatened creatures.

Coral killers face the bitter end
Thu, 27 Apr 2017
The battle to stop the spread of the destructive Crown-of-Thorns Starfish (CoTS) has received a boost: an innovative method of killing the pest has been proven safe to other marine life and will now be introduced on the Great Barrier Reef.

JCU No.1 in world for marine biology
Tue, 4 Apr 2017
James Cook University’s standing as a world leader in environmental sciences has been re-affirmed with JCU ranked No.1 in the world for marine biology and No. 2 in the world for biodiversity conservation research.

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