What treasures did we find at Ashmore Reef Marine Park?
At the edge of Australia’s continental shelf, in the Timor Sea, you’ll find Ashmore Reef Marine Park. 630 km north of Broome in Western Australia, it’s one of our most remote marine parks. We were part of the area's most comprehensive 'health checks'.
Taking Indigenous training to the high seas
The next generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander STEM professionals are gaining unique training and experience at sea through a new program aboard RV Investigator.
Advancing Australia’s capability to harvest oceans of data
Australia’s oceans are big, beautiful and bountiful in resources. Our national ocean research vessel Investigator delivers the capability to help us understand and protect them.
DNA reveals new population diversity in Indian Ocean’s tuna stocks
New DNA and microchemistry analysis reveals multiple populations among the Indian Ocean’s tunas and will underpin improved fisheries management.
Supporting sustainable fishing in Indonesia
With a team at CSIRO’s Australian National Fish Collection in Hobart, Helen O'Neill is working to make fish identification easier for Indonesian fishery workers.
Caring for algae, big and small
Both giant kelp and Synechococcus are being cultured in CSIRO’s Australian National Algae Culture Collection in Hobart, where scientists study impacts on algae in our warming world.