How to ID a sea sponge

With more than 8,700 known species worldwide, sea sponges (phylum Porifera) are difficult to identify but Flinders University researchers have developed a new identification protocol.

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.

Flinders scientist unveils ancient fossil fish

An ancient fossil fish that lived 423 million years ago – representing the earliest large vertebrate predator in the fossil record – has been described by Flinders University palaeontologist Dr Brian Choo.