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World-first study tracks dwarf minke whales

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 14, 2013, 21:54

Dwarf minke whales have been tagged and tracked in Australia`s Great Barrier Reef in a world-first pilot study which hopes to solve the mystery of where they spend the summer.

Crabs help Great Barrier Reef coral fight disease

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 14:32

A particular crab species has been helping Great Barrier Reef coral combat white syndrome that causes disintegration of coral tissue, says a study.

`Fishes may be able to cope with rising CO2 levels`

Last Updated: Monday, July 02, 2012, 15:11

Some marine species are likely to be able to adapt to the predicted rising ocean temperatures and acidification associated with climate change, a new study has found.

Cardinal fish make sacrifices to play great dads

Last Updated: Friday, March 09, 2012, 11:38

Cardinal fish can go to great lengths to protect their young. That means starving or even putting up with a jealous spouse - and often, dying young for their sake, a study reveals.