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Ciguatera fish poisoning

Ciguatera fish poisoning is a human illness cause by eating tropical and subtropical fish that are contaminated with ciguatoxins, which are produced by tiny microalgae of the genus Gambierdiscus. Changes in weather patterns, environmental conditions and range extension of marine species have the potential to cause ciguatera fish poisoning to appear in new areas. National and international research is currently underway to better understand the issue.

Celebrating 10 years of Redmap!

Redmap recently turned 10 years old! A big thank you to everyone for the support and we are looking forward to continuing to grow Redmap into the future!

Emperor marches south... a long way south!

From time to time, we get reports of marine life being spotted a well out-of-range. We recently had this Red Emporer turn up a long way south off the Western Australian coast.

Redmap wedding observation

An eagle-eyed Redmapper recently managed to make an out-of-range observation while at a Redmap Coordinator's wedding...

End of summer newsletter!

Summer has sadly come to an end but that doesn't mean you have to stop thinking about the ocean! Check out our end of summer newsletter for fascinating articles written by expert guest authors, a summary of recent Redmap data, links to valuable resources and a fascinating interview with a budding marine scientist!

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