An 81-year-old midnight snapper caught off the coast of Western Australia has taken the title of the oldest tropical reef fish recorded anywhere in the world.

Midnight snapper M.macularis fish

Scientists have collected the first fine-scale maps and imagery of reefs and submarine canyons in the rarely visited Arafura Marine Park, revealing seafloor environments with surprisingly diverse coral and fish communitie

Scientists have used CRISPR-Cas technology to identify a gene responsible for heat tolerance in a coral on the Great Barrier Reef

Microinjection of CRISPR-Cas9 reagents in fertilised coral (Acropora millepora) eggs

Ocean acidification is no longer a sombre forecast for the Great Barrier Reef but a present-day reality, a new study reveals.

Corals at Palm Island

Dr Karen Miller has been announced as AIMS' Research Program Director in Western Australia.

Portrait photo of scientist with glasses and science texts

Whale shark girls overtake the boys to become world’s largest fish

Whaleshark and researcher with stereovideo

Marine scientists recorded small increases in coral cover on the GBR according to underwater survey results released today.

Marine scientist on manta board over reef