Research Findings


Biodiversity
 
 
 

Biodiversity 

Are sanctuary zones helping to protect and restore rock lobster populations? Read more...

Investigating stingray movements, populations and mating systems. 
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What happens to the reef ecosystem when top predators are removed? 
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Is there a role for habitat surrogacy in marine park decision-making? 
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An inventory of the invertebrates of rocky intertidal shores Read more...

Is fish habitat adequately protected by sanctuary zones at Ningaloo Marine Park? Read more...  

Local and regional migratory patterns of whale sharks that visit Ningaloo 
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Monitoring the health of coral and fish communities 
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A survey of reef-slope and lagoon fish communities  
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Getting to know Ningaloo's sharks and rays 
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A species inventory database for the deep waters off Ningaloo Reef 
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Assessing lobster and octopus to ensure a sustainable harvest  
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Understanding Manta Rays and their use of Ningaloo Marine Park
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What role do sea urchins play in the lagoon coral reef habitats? 
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Physical Environment

Using airborne remote sensing to map the ocean floor. Read more... 

Using remote sensing to classify marine and terrestrial habitat. 
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The Leeuwin Current and seasonal change at Ningaloo: a feast in autumn and winter. 
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Socioeconomics and human use

What makes happy campers along the Ningaloo coast? Read more... 

What do people do at Ningaloo?  
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The Ningaloo Destination Model can assess development strategies. 
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Using choice modelling to compare community and scientific views of marine park values. Read more...

Weighing up the recreational experience of Ningaloo  
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Management support tools

A management strategy evaluation framework to help balance competing uses of the environment.
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Simple models made like video games can help explain how systems work. Read more...

Developing a database of research conducted in north-western Western Australia. Read more...

Seeking sound relationships within and between research agencies and regional communities. Read more...

Developing a regional management model for the Ningaloo-Exmouth region. Read more...

   

 

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