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!
Taking a “Bite of Science” in Shark Bay!
The Sequeira Lab is back in Gathaagudu (Shark Bay, Western Australia) for some turtle and shark satellite tagging research, and this Saturday (December 3rd) we are hosting an afternoon of nature, storytelling, and community in the Denham Townhall!
Tagging sea lions with hair dye to help science
SequeriaLab leader, Dr Ana Sequeira, recently flew back to the west coast to participate in an exciting new project satellite tagging endangered Australian sea lions on Carnac Island off Perth, Western Australia.
We have a finalist for the WA Premier’s Science Awards!
Our group leader Dr Ana Sequeira has been announced as a finalist in the West Australian Premier's Science Awards! These awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding scientific research and engagement taking place in Western Australia.
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.
The Sequeira Lab has a new intern!
Juliet is a third year undergraduate Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) student who is a current summer intern at the Sequeira Lab.
Water temperature as a driver of long-distance whale shark migration
The SequeiraLab is happy to announce that the research paper 'Water temperature is a key driver of horizontal and vertical movements of an ocean giant, the whale shark (Rhincondon typus)' led by Lucy Arrowsmith and co-authored by Ana Sequeira, Charitha Pattiaratchi and Mark Meekan, has just been published in the journal Marine Ecology Progress Series!
Charlotte has submitted her PhD thesis!
We are excited to report that Charlotte has submitted her PhD thesis.
Watch the video abstract entered by our student Jessica Pearce into PacBio’s competition
Our Master’s student Jessica Pearce participated in the recent video abstract competition held by Pacific Bioscience (PacBio) , on behalf of UWA Oceans Institute and DNA Zoo Australia.