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Ama Ravindi WakwellaSurface water transport into sediment by Amphinomid worms
Amelia PhelanThe short-term effects of estuarine acidification on the algae filtration rate of the Sydney rock oyster (Saccostrea glomerata)
April DingleThe Effect of Morphology and Predator Presence on Righting Behaviour in Two Species of Echinoidea
Barbara Nuic VidigalTentacle and acontia cnidocysts of the sea anemone Exaiptasia pallida
Brenton John BodleyThe Effect of Temperature on Blood transport channels through the test ofBotrylloides leachii
Caitlin WallAlgal Blooms and Sponge Filtration; How Increasing Algal Concentration Affects the Filtration Rate ofAmphimedon queenslandica
Chantel Ulani SayThe effect of microplastics on the feeding activity of the ascidian Pyura stolonifera
Cheyenne Mercy MoreauEffects of Conspecific Competition and Body Size on Pyura Stolonifera Filtration Rate
Clarisse LouvardEffects of environmental microplastics contamination on the polychaete worm Cirriformia sp. (family Cirratulidae)
Darren de SilvaFeeding selectivity of pipis (Plebidonax deltoids) amongst varying phytoplankton species
Dominic OberleBioremediation of eutrophic estuaries - How salinity effects the algal consumption rate of the Sydney Rock Oyster (Saccostrea glomerata)
Emer CunninghamA comparative study of the solitary ascidian communities at two distinct marine environments in Southeast Queensland
Hannah LindstromDoes Chemical Signaling Play a Role in the Distributions of the Hercules Club Mud Whelk and Yellow-Striped Hermit Crab on the Cleveland Point Mudflat?
Harriet LawrenceInvestigating the regenerative potential of Tharyx sp. (Polychaeta: Cirratulidae)
Harriet AllenSelectivity in the filter feeding behaviour in Australian feather-duster worms (Family: Sabellidae)
Hisatake IshidaInvestigating the evolution of Shell internalization and Gizzard plate loss in Philine rubrata (Gastropoda:Cephalaspidea) through the integration of Morphological data and Molecular Phylogenetic Analysis based on 16S rRNA gene.
Hisham ShaikhExaiptasia pallida (Anthozoa, Cnidaria) controls the proliferation of its symbionts, Symbiodinium spp.
Hoi IaoDoes buoyancy differ between copepod groups? A passive sinking experiment
Jacob BowtellDoes Size Matter? Epifaunal Host Preference in the Biofouling Ascidian,Styela plicata
Jason Jin Meng OoiHiding behaviour in marine polychaete: The role of body size on the anti-predator behaviour of Branchiomma sp. (Polycheata: Sabellidae)
Jolly Xue YangA potential biofilter of microplastics? The effect of microplastics on the feeding behaviour ofBranchiomma sp.
Jorgia BlanksColonisation and Competitive Potential of Didemnumon Moreton Bay ARMs Plates
Julia Machado Quintaes CalvetDiversity of sclerites in the soft coral Cladiella sp.
Juliette MartineauPrimmorph formation and morphology of two niphatid sponges according to dissociated cell concentration
Kate LantA comparative analysis of marine invertebrate phyla biodiversity at Dunwich, Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) across three years
Kira Laura De GunzbourgAlgal feeding preference of the collector urchin (Tripneustes gratilla) and its use as a biological control agent
Liam CunninghamEffects of copper concentrations on the filtration rate of mussels (Mytilus Galloprovincialis)
Loup PaitardThe use of Katelysia scalarina to assist the filtration of waste solids such as fish food in fish recirculating aquaculture systems
Mahnya Kershaw WoodGroup and individual feeding ability of the Polychaeteworm Eurythoe complanata
Mallory Manon BoveyInvestigations on Eurythoe complanata’s potential as a bioremediator specie for off-shore aquaculture
Margot Tenison BlighSelective uptake of algal cells (1-2 µm) or microplastic cells (1 µm) by the Demospongiae Haliclona sp. (OTU QM2474)via spectrophotometry.
Mark ScanlanThe use of Bivalves in Assisting Filtration of Waste Solids within Fish Aquaculture Systems
Max GiaroliThe colonisation and growth of Didmenum spp. on artificial substrate within Moreton Bay
Maximiliaan KoebruggeEndosymbionts of Pyura praeputialisnear Brisbane, Australia
Morgan PurdyThe Regeneration of the Benthic Ctenophore, Coeloplana agniae.
Natasha SandersManaging Toxicity of Oxybenzone on Coral Reefs with Sponges: Is it possible?
Nathalie WeberInfluence Of Light On Cell Reaggregation In Demosponge Amphimedon queenslandica
Nils JonssonA Comparison in Clearance Rates Between Microplastics(10µm) and Different Algal Cell Sizes (Nano <2µm, 4-7µm and 7-20µm) by theDemospongiae Amphimedon sp.
Pallavi SinghComparison of the abundance and distribution of settled solitary ascidians on ARMS plates deployed in Dunwich and Amity Point, Northstradbroke Island QLD
Rebecca EmmettTemporal variability of benthic sessile marine communities at Dunwich, North Stradbroke Island. Australia
Robyn DaviesEpifaunal Associations of Pyura praeputialis
Scott PeggComparison of individual and groupbehaviour of varying sizes of the light-blue soldier crabs (Mictyrislongicarpus) in the presence of a predator
Sean PurcellPalaemon serrifer ingests very few microplastic particles
Taleya Amy LoaderRe-emergence response of fan worms: the effect of differing wavelengths of light on the re-emergence time of Branchiomma sp.
Ting Him Wallace LoTrypaea australiensis: larvae inspection and a study on burrowing efficiency on different substrates
Tyen-Yin LimThe covering behaviour of the sea urchin Salmacis Sphaeroides
Vanessa ClarkThe effect of heterotrophically sourced nutrition on the density of zooxanthellae in Aiptasia Pallida (Verrill).
William HoldenLearning in Polychaetes: A study of the Seripulidae Genus
Yat Long Angus LiFeeding response of Trichomya hirsuta in different algal concentrations: A possible solution to eutrophication
Zack Leo Malcolm McIntyrePotential Insight into Limiting the Distribution of an Aggressive Invader - The Behavioural Response of Brachiomma sp. to Predatory Cues