Torres Strait Regional Authority

Seagrass spatial data synthesis from north-east Australia, Torres Strait and Gulf of Carpentaria, 1983 to 2022

Nov 1, 2023

The role of dugong and turtle grazing in Torres Strait seagrass declines

Sep 21, 2023

Project 1.14 Information sheet

Sep 21, 2023

Understanding grazing impacts on Torres Strait seagrass meadows

Sep 11, 2023

To understand this link, scientists from James Cook University TropWATER, under the Marine and Coastal Hub, conducted experiments in the region with Indigenous rangers from Torres Strait Regional Authority (TSRA) and Traditional Owners from Mabuyag Island. Using exclusion cages to prevent dugongs and turtles from feeding on small patches of seagrass meadow in the declining regions, scientists measured seagrass inside and outside the cages. The…


Sep 21, 2023


Sep 14, 2023