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Aerial view of a depleted river in the Murray Darling system of rivers

Federal Labor has pledged to deliver the Murray Darling Basin Plan. But a new report casts serious doubt on that promise.

Yellowtail scad or baitfish

How artificial reefs are helping the East Australian Current deliver a conveyor belt of food to a ‘wall of mouths’ or baitfish, with benefits for recreational fishers.

Scientists have studied the impacts of a warmer, stronger East Australian Current on marine life during a voyage along the east coast.

A carp in the Murray-Darling

The recent one in 100 flood event is set to reverse carp eradication efforts in the Murray-Darling, a UNSW scientist says.

Scuba diver takes pictures of a large coral shelf

John Turnbull helped survey coral reefs in Norfolk Island for the first time in eight years, and snapped marine life he didn't expect to see there.

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The tube fishway allows fish to glide past dam walls, weirs and other river barriers, with the potential to revitalise Australia’s ailing freshwater fish stocks.

School of fish

An international team of researchers has revealed the mechanisms behind fish schooling – and what they found differs from what scientists had previously thought. 

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Hundreds of thousands of fish have died in low-oxygen water. Here's what actually happened to the oxygen, and why we might see more deaths in the coming weeks.

Fish at night

Light pollution is changing the day-night cycle of some fish, dramatically affecting their feeding behaviour, write UNSW's marine scientists.

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It is possible to have fish and dams: John Harris, Bill Peirson and Richard Kingsford explain how.

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