Delving to the depths for answers on marine life

Researchers are studying the complex networks of marine life in Port Phillip Bay.

to learn more about the marine systems in Port Phillip Bay to allow key habitats to be identified and protected. One team, led by Professor Mick Keough will focus on sea grass habitats and the other team, led by Associate Professor Steve Swearer, will focus on rocky reef habitats.

“We want to understand the influence of damaging processes such as sedimentation and nutrification on the structure and species composition of reefs,” Associate Professor Swearer said.

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