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Accidental Artificial Reefs

Join us to unveil diverse marine ecosystems, rare sightings of sharks and new fish behaviours around offshore structures.

This talk will explore the research into the unique ecosystems around offshore structures. The ocean off north-western Australia is a remote area of the world with a rich diversity of fish species. It is also rich in oil and gas reserves and contains many artificial structures used for their extraction. Normally, these are removed when they are no longer needed, but is this the most environmentally and financially sensible option?

About Todd Bond

Todd is a Marine Scientist and Research Associate at the Oceans Institute at The University of Western Australia. His current research focuses on how and why fish interact with oil and gas structures. His work helps inform decisions on the fate of these structures when they are no longer in use.

This event is run in partnership with the UWA Oceans Institute. Photo: Todd Bond.
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    Event Showings

    Wed 11 Nov: 6:30pm to 7:30pm

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    Price

    Free

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    Location

    573 Hay Street

    Perth WA 6000