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From tracking sharks to tracing evolution of birds, we're up close and personal with a range of animals.
We’re investigating the ecology, bio-geography and taxonomy of sharks and rays, and their population dynamics, to support fisheries, conservation and biodiversity management in Australia and neighbouring nations.
Primary topic: Marine resources
Our archive of wildlife sound recordings is the most comprehensive library of its kind in Australia and is among the largest in the world.
Primary topic: About our wildlife collection
We hold almost 200 000 irreplaceable scientific specimens of wildlife, including skins, skeletons, specimens in spirit, bird egg collections, a wildlife sound library and frozen tissue.
The Atlas provides free, online access to a vast repository of information about Australia's amazing biodiversity. It brings together data such as species distribution, images, maps, identification tools and molecular data.
Primary topic: National Research Collections
Expert ecologists and land managers in the Kimberley region have worked together to prioritise threat management options to protect native wildlife in the region.
Primary topic: Monitoring biodiversity
Our research uncovered clues as to how different populations of the crimson rosella are related to each other. This helps us understand the effect of long-term environmental changes on our wildlife, so that we can predict its future.
Primary topic: Wildlife research
Genetic research undertaken with the New Mexico State University in the United States has helped scientists better understand how Australian birds evolved.
Our Australian National Fish Collection contains mostly marine species, particularly deep water fishes and sharks and rays from Australia, Antarctica and the Indo-Pacific region.
Primary topic: Fish collection
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Last updated: Last updated: 2 March 2015
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