Ocean warming puts dolphins at risk

Ocean warming, noise pollution and fishing are major concerns for dolphins in southern Australia, not just Adelaide and Melbourne metropolitan coastal areas but in particular for […]

Genetic links to dolphin disease outbreak

New research at Flinders University has found genetic variations in South Australia’s bottlenose dolphins  makes them susceptible to a deadly measles-related virus, particularly in heatwave conditions. […]

DNA backs Antarctic blue whale count

Flinders scientists have uncovered crucial DNA evidence about the number and distribution of populations of the world’s largest animal, the critically endangered Antarctic blue whale.

DNA work saves fish from extinction

Flinders University scientists have created a model for conservation programs after helping to bring local populations of native pygmy perch back from extinction.