Research finds current models underestimate the impact of hurricanes and typhoons on coral reef communities.

A damaged coral reef with broken and dead coral

AIMS research finds the destructive starfish is eaten more often than thought.

SCUBA diver observes crown-of-thorns starfish on reef wall.

An impressive $2.25 million solar system is now set to deliver a major savings at AIMS' headquarters.

Aerial view of solar panels at the AIMS Cape Cleveland site

Remotely operated vehicles used by the oil and gas sector can be enhanced to gather more scientific data, researchers say.

A metal claw holds a marine organism in dark waters

The radioactive legacy of the arms race solves a mystery about the world’s largest fish.

cross section of whale shark vertebrae showing growth bands

Ocean temperatures across parts of the Great Barrier Reef have been above or close to thresholds where there is a high risk of coral bleaching for several weeks.

Yellow glider underwater next to coral reef

Marine scientists are using portable ship-borne aquaria - the SeaSim in a box - to search for heat-resistant corals that could survive warming ocean temperatures.

Scarring and major lacerations due to vessel collisions becoming more common, study finds.
 

A team of AIMS researchers has discovered a population of rare benthic siphonophores, in Western Australian waters.

Round marine creature lit against the sandy sea floor

AIMS and the Keppel Island’s Traditional Owners have begun a partnership to map traditional and scientific knowledge of the marine environment.

AIMS scientists with Traditional Owner with reef shapes