National Sea Simulator operations manager
Craig Humphrey 


Media enquiries
Emma Chadwick - 07 4753 4452 or 0412 181 919


The National Sea Simulator is home to a number of exciting research projects during the 2018 Great Barrier Reef spawning season (end of October to early December).

Our focus on this pivotal moment is to best understand how science can improve the health the Reef, and other reefs around the world. 

More about reef spawning in the National Sea Simulatorâ–º

marine and coastal industries

Sponge spawning and larval responses to sediment

marine and coastal industries

Dredging and coral reproduction

marine and coastal industries

Coral reproduction and oil spills

assisted evolution

Coral hybrids