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Latest News from RLS

RLS Australia

Discovering Change Through Strategic Observation

RLS surveys provide evidence toward correct taxonomic classification of fish species as well as range expansions. A species of sweetlip or Blue Bastard, Plectorhinchus caeruleonothus, found along the northern regions of Australia, has been correctly identified as... read more
RLS International

RLS Spain Gets Airborne

RLS Spain has really taken off and in more ways than one. Reporting 300 completed surveys, with at least two replicates per site, the Spain group has also expanded their efforts to areas off Northern Africa, Portugal and the Canary Islands.   Just last month, the... read more
Scientific Papers


Loss of native rocky reef biodiversity in Australian metropolitan embayments

Marine Pollution Bulletin 95: 324-332 (2015)

RLS surveys around major cities show trends in marine life related to major pollution sources, and numerous introduced species in Hobart.

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