Food quality and reef fish diversification

Jul. 18, 2014 by

The big disparities in species richness among evolutionary lineages have been fascinating and challenging scientists since Darwin’s time. Although geographical factors have been traditionally thought to promote speciation, the importance of ecological interactions as one of the drivers of diversification

Global change pushing reef fishes towards their energetic limits

Jun. 18, 2014 by

A new study suggests that reef fish species may be hitting a ‘glass ceiling’ as water temperatures raise while reef predators receive substantial energy subsides from sources outside the reefs. An international team of researchers led by scientists at Macquarie

Diego wins best student presentation award

Jan. 20, 2014 by

Diego’s research on scaling metabolism from individuals to reef-fish communities won the first prize for ‘best student presentation‘ at the The International Biogeography Society Early Career Conference 2014 in Canberra.