Did you know that despite their size, whale sharks are at great risk from the shipping industry? Our Sequeira Lab leader, Dr. Ana Sequeira, contributed to a recently published paper entitled "Global collision-risk hotspots of marine traffic and the world’s largest fish, the whale shark" ...
The ocean is full of interesting creatures! And the ocean sunfish is just about one of the most interesting ones, as Dr Ana Sequeira had the pleasure to learn while reviewing the recent book: "The Ocean Sunfishes: Evolution, Biology, and Conservation".
The Sequeira Lab leader, Dr Ana Sequeira, has been part of a team of editors on a Research Topic about the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 14 - Life Below Water: Towards a Sustainable Ocean published in Frontiers in Marine Science.
Juliet is a third year undergraduate Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) student who is a current summer intern at the Sequeira Lab.
The Sequeira Lab is excited to have recently returned from our second field trip to Shark Bay, tagging green and loggerhead turtles!
Both Sequeira Lab's masters students Jessica Pearce and Adrianne Hortle have recently submitted their final theses! This marks the final step in the completion of their respective master's degrees.
12-October-2021 (written by Jessica Pearce) We are excited to announce that the new review paper "State of shark and ray genomics in an era of extinction" led by our Masters student Jessica Pearce, has just been published in Frontiers in Marine Science! This review discusses how genomics can assist in the conservation of highly threatened …
Sequeira lab is currently advertising two fantastic opportunities for Research Associate positions with our lab! We are looking for curious, enthusiastic and self-driven researchers looking to further develop their quantitative skills and expand their horizons through marine animal movement ecology. One position focuses strongly on the analyses of large datasets, computer modelling, and advanced statistics. The other also involves coordinating remote field expeditions to remote areas of the West Australian coastline (Shark Bay) to tag turtles, dugong and sharks.
Recently, our Master's student Jess participated in a community biodiversity awareness event for the public to learn about our local coastal ecosystems. The event was run by local artist and biodiversity educator, Angela Rossen, with the UWA School of Biological Sciences, Quinns Rocks Environmental Group and Tangaroa Blue Foundation.