Sept 2022 | Intriguing insights into the region’s oceanic manta rays are revealed thanks to a collaborative citizen science project conducted over lockdown
2022 | An environmental foundation and a cement factory are supporting ongoing efforts and research to help safeguard the future of Red Sea turtles
Jul 21, 2022 | New species of sea bream discovered while fishing in mangrove habitat along the KAUST shoreline
Oct 19, 2021 | The world's longest active quantitative coral reef survey in the world highlights anthropogenic and natural changes over ecological and geologic timescales
Dec 3, 2020 | The balance of the sexes in marine turtle hatchlings may be disrupted by high sand temperatures at nesting sites around the Red Sea
Oct 14, 2020 | In probably the first observation of its kind, a tricky triggerfish is seen beaching itself before attacking a crab walking along the shoreline
Nov 13, 2019 | Long-term study explores dynamics of a seasonal whale shark aggregation in the Red Sea
Oct 8, 2020 | Global census reveals reef shark status, need for improved conservation management
Sep 15, 2020 | Multistakeholder collaboration is key for the adoption of molecular approaches that can facilitate accurate, cheaper and faster monitoring of marine ecosystems
Nov 26, 2020 | Post-Doctoral alumnus Dr. Thomas DeCarlo uses sclerochronology to investigate past coral bleaching events in the Red Sea
February 4, 2020 | Exclusive Report: Scientific Firsts from Research in the Last Billfish Frontier off Saudi Arabia
Dec 16, 2019 | Featuring a stunning image from our very own Morgan Bennett-Smith (MSc 2020)
Oct 8, 2017 | Symbiotic giant bacteria enable Red Sea surgeonfish to specialize their diets.
May 20, 2018 | Nemo’s genome has been deciphered and made publicly available, helping researchers further investigate fish ecology and evolution.
Sep 26, 2018 | Composition in cryptic fauna assemblages changes across a shelf gradient, a recent study of the Red Sea shows.
Jul 16, 2016 | A population study of whale sharks in the Red Sea reveals unique group dynamics.
May 16, 2015 | Rather than migrating, whale sharks in Tanzania hide surprisingly close to home year-round.
Dec 24, 2014 | Devilrays soak up the sun’s heat then make some of the deepest and fastest dives ever recorded in the ocean.
Jul 8, 2018 | Investigations of prey patterns fail to explain why whale sharks aggregate off the coast of Saudi Arabia.
May 6, 2018 | Big data shows that large marine vertebrates move differently, but consistently, through coastal and ocean waters.
Jun 20, 2015 | A coral named for KAUST could provide a glimpse of future reef conditions under climate change.
Sep 24, 2016 | A genome for the blacktail butterflyfish may illustrate how reef fish adapt to challenging conditions in the Red Sea.
Jul 27, 2015 | Some coral reef fish species don’t settle very close to home.