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Both old and young fish sustain fisheries
Wed, 10 Mar 2021
Scientists have used modern genetic techniques to prove age-old assumptions about what sizes of fish to leave in the sea to preserve the future of local fisheries.

New scholarship winner
Thu, 4 Mar 2021
A new James Cook University marine science scholar will gain a unique opportunity to engage with the port industry across the Great Barrier Reef, thanks to a ground-breaking environment partnership between North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) and JCU.

Half a trillion corals: world-first coral count prompts rethink of extinction risks
Tue, 2 Mar 2021
For the first time, scientists have assessed how many corals there are in the Pacific Ocean—and evaluated their risk of extinction.

Rock lobster habitat’s rocky future
Thu, 25 Feb 2021
JCU scientists have found rock lobsters may be vulnerable to climate change and lobster fishers may have to travel further to snare the delicacy in the future.

Just add water: the ‘Internet of Things’ goes underwater
Wed, 10 Feb 2021
James Cook University scientists believe the emerging ‘Internet of Underwater Things’ has massive potential – but serious issues need to be overcome first.

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