Abundance Estimation

There are a variety of techniques available to researchers and management agencies for estimating the abundance of marine mammal populations.
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Behaviour ecology

The field study of behaviour, coupled with appropriate statistical analyses, underlies much of the research undertaken by MUCRU members.
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Fisheries interaction

Interactions between marine mammals and fisheries continue to grow with the human demand for seafood.
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Innovative techniques

The conservation and management of many marine mammal species is dependent on monitoring their population status and habitat use.
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Marine mammal health

We strive to assess and monitor the health of marine mammals to support both the early detection of adverse impacts from natural and anthropogenic pressures.
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Citizen Science

Harnessing observations and input from the general public to maximize the spatial, temporal and numeric scales of a research project.
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Collaborative Research

Marine mammal research with Universities, Government and International Partners

Blogs from the field

Sound Science

The members of MUCRU work on both applied and empirical conservation-based research projects.

Research Capabilities

We specialise in peer reviewed published research in the fields of marine mammal science and conservation.

Informing Management

Science-based conservation of marine mammals and decision-making for industry, government, and the community.
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