Research is a vital part of our role in helping to preserve our fragile and unique marine habitats and the animals which inhabit them.
UnderWater World currently works collaboratively with a number of organisations:
Grey Nurse Shark pattern recognition research: Carley Bansemer; Looking at ways to identify Grey Nurse without using any invasive techniques.
Sunshine Coast University
Nudibranch Research: Takeshi Furuhashi; Larval development in Dermatobrancus.
Epaulette Shark breeding and blood work; Identifying novel genetic cardio-protective pathways in the Epaulette shark.
Associated GNS breeding Research: Johnathin Daly, Melbourne Aquarium.