These are a list of possible student projects that we would encourage volunteer students & interns to work on. This list is NOT exhaustive, email us if your project is not here.
Larval recruitment of fish to planted coral nurseries – ongoing – more info here
Biodiversity of Celebes sea – where is the most biodiverse coral reef on the planet ( several projects ) (ongoing – database being developed here)
Identification of individual moray eels.
Behaviour & population dynamics of frogfish
Reproduction in ghost & robust pipefish
Tick parasites of sea snakes – more info
Home range and behaviour of Green turtles – more info
Dynamics of Green turtles on feeding grounds.
Comparison of techniques for artifical propagation of soft corals. (several projects) – more info
Settlement of larval clownfish on anemones, the influence of depth, location and size.
Residence times for pelagic fish on FAD’s near a coral reef.
Settlement of larval coral reef fish on FAD’s.
Coral rubble stabilisation using encrusting organisms ( several projects or MSc or PhD).
Coral spawning in the Celebes sea.
Sea cucumber spawning.
Sea cucumber surveys.
Comparisons of the biodiversity and population sizes on bombed and natural reefs.
Contact us with a brief proposal email@example.com with your fantastic ideas, if it is practically & economically possible we will try to support your research.