The Sequeira Lab and the Ocean Park Aquarium joined forces to monitor the release of Boof, a subadult tiger shark, who’s been housed in Ocean Park for the last few years!
SequeiraLab presents to the WA Naturalists’ Club
During her visit to Perth in the last couple of weeks, our lab leader Dr Ana Sequeira had the chance to give a presentation to the Western Australian (WA) Naturalists' Club about the movement of marine megafauna in Shark Bay.
Hannah has passed her PhD viva voce!
The Sequeira Lab is excited to report that our PhD candidate Hannah Calich has now passed the viva voce for her thesis entitled ‘Describing animal movement with statistical physics methods: insights into the ecology and physiology of migratory sharks’.
A successful shark tagging trip to Shark Bay/Gathaagudu!
Sequeira Lab team members are excited to have recently returned from a second (very successful!) shark tagging trip to Shark Bay.
First tiger sharks of the GAT Project tagged!
We have returned from our first tiger shark tagging trip to Shark Bay, as part of our Gathaagudu Animal Tracking (GAT) Project.
Jess and Adrianne have submitted their master’s theses!
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.
New paper alert: how DNA can help save threatened sharks
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 …
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New paper reveals that co-occurring sharks follow specific movement strategies that may help support their co-existence!
The movement patterns of sympatric apex predatory sharks has just been published in Ecography: 'Comprehensive analytical approaches reveal species-specific search strategies in sympatric apex predatory sharks'.
Join Lucy Arrowsmith on the 14th October for a livestream about whale sharks!
Want to learn about whale sharks and what influences the movements of this charismatic megafauna? Here is an opportunity to do so! Join Lucy Arrowsmith as she shares her PhD research and takes us into the world of this ocean giant, revealing details of their life below the surface.
New paper on the future distribution of sharks around Australia
Our new research on ‘Future Distribution of Suitable Habitat for Pelagic Sharks in Australia Under Climate Change Models’ has just been published in Frontiers in Marine Science. In this study led by Charlotte Birkmanis, we predicted where pelagic sharks are likely to occur in Australian waters under future sea temperatures.