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Reef Research

Reef HQ Aquarium aims to contribute to scientific research. Thanks to its large marine tanks, it is an ideal position to support research institutions and industry partners in their projects. Ultimately, this helps to provide a sustainable research platform to increase our knowledge of the marine environment, makes science and innovation to the community, and aims for a better protection and conservation of the Great Barrier Reef.

Researchers regularly contact Reef HQ Aquarium for specific projects, submit a proposal for collaboration which is assessed based on technical feasibility, requirements of staff time, expected output, and relevance of project to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority missions.

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Internships

Reef HQ Aquarium offers six-month curatorial and research internships to suitably qualified and motivated applicants.

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Coral Propogation at Reef HQ Aquarium

Past Research Programs

Past research programs include Coral Propagation, Ocean Acidification, Harlequin Filefish and Climate Change, Shark Research.

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Coral Reef Exhibition

Reef HQ Aquarium is home to the world's largest living coral reef aquarium. The 2.5million litre coral reef exhibit is home to 150 species of fish and 120 species of hard and soft corals

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Last published on 01/05/2014

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  • Australian Government - Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority
  • T-QUAL - Australian Tourism Quality Assured
  • Eco certified - Advanced Ecotourism
  • Australia Climate Action Business
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