UWA Oceans Institute

Providing innovative and effective solutions to challenges facing the world's oceans

The UWA Oceans Institute engages in fundamental and applied research to support evidence-based decision making. Our collaborations are the key to addressing the challenges facing our oceans, coasts and estuaries.

The Institute's state-of-the-art facilities provide the foundation for world-class marine research across the disciplines of engineering, biophysical sciences and social sciences.

Latest news from the Institute

  • Shark bite-off rates revealed at Ningaloo

    Thu, 22 Feb 2018

    In a world first, researchers at The University of Western Australia have quantified the number of shark bite-offs of recreationally caught fish in the Ningaloo region.

  • Study finds inaccuracies in global reporting of fish catches

    Wed, 07 Feb 2018

    Research carried out by The University of Western Australia and The University of British Columbia has found inaccuracies in the data collected globally on fish catches.

  • Study finds Thai vessels falsely report fish catches

    Wed, 13 Dec 2017

    Fish catches by Thailand’s distant-water fleet fishing throughout the Indo-Pacific are almost seven times higher than the numbers reported to the United Nations, according to new research carried out by The University of Western Australia and The University of British Columbia.


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