The marine heatwave in Western Australia in the summer of 2010-2011 was up to 5 degrees warmer than usual in some regions! And WA scientists are worried that rising sea temperatures threaten to change the marine environment, writes the West Australian newspaper. Read the full article here.
A redthroat emperor sighted recently off Rottnest Island by a Redmap member (Photo: MarkR)
Will we see more tropical species heading further south as a consequence of warmer waters?