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Algae bloom hotspot near Fraser is a fish feeding magnet

The seas around the Fraser Coast region have been identified as an algae bloom hotspot and fish feeding magnet by researchers at the University of Southern Queensland and Griffith University.

Caused by ocean upwelling, a spectacle that involves the wind driving nutrient-rich water towards the ocean surface, the phenomenon plays a crucial role in the fishing industry by producing a readily available food source for yellow fin tuna and other Continue reading Algae bloom hotspot near Fraser is a fish feeding magnet