Specialised Services

Marscco provides a series of specialised services in various areas of freshwater, estuarine and marine sciences, including reviews of final reports and assessments. Main services comprise:

  • Baseline Surveys of freshwater, estuarine and marine fauna
  • Studies to examine concentrations of Metals and metalloids in invertebrates and fishes
  • Characterisation of slope marine habitat to assess Deep-Sea Tailing Placement (DSTP) option (mining projects)
  • Fish biology, Biodiversity and Ecology
  • Assistance with preparation of EPBC Referrals, EIAs and EISs
  • Applications of fish Eggs and Larvae data as biological and impact indicators
  • Identification of zooplankton and Early Fish Stages 
  • Biological oceanography, including plankton and micronekton ecology
  • Demersal and seafloor benthic ecology
  • Water quality monitoring
  • Fisheries stock assessments and management
  • Egg-based models for stock biomass estimation of commercial pelagic fishes
  • Aerial monitoring of pelagic fishes, seabirds and marine mammals
  • Biodiversity policies and environmental legislation
  • Management logistics and HSSE of field-based projects