education

Clownfish are a popular aquarium species, particularly for young families. While aquariums provide a convenient way for parents and teachers to show children the wonders of the ocean in an educational environment, around 95% of fish are taken from the reef and wild populations of clownfish are under serious threat from overcollection. Our research indicates that only a third of the public are aware aquarium species are harvested from the wild. Our programs provide a great educational opportunity to engage in marine biology whilst, highlighting the conservation issues and empowering families to help protect the Great Barrier Reef through making better informed consumer choices.

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Flinders University campus
Sturt Road, Bedford Park 5042, South Australia

 

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Tel: +61 44 88201 2010

karen.burkedasilva@flinders.edu.au 

 

Our research centre is open to visit 5 days a week:

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

 

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