Continuous Plankton Recorder

Follow the adventures of the IMOS plankton team ~ latest newsletter available online now


Julian Uribe-Palomino, CSIRO


IMOS Australian Plankton Survey 2017 Newsletter - available now

The IMOS Australian Plankton Survey Team have wrapped up their latest newsletter detailing the highlights of 2017.

Read about:

  • NRS Sample Progress

  • CPR Sample Progress

  • Shipping Update

  • NRS Sampling / Field Work

  • Brisbane Lab Update

  • Hobart Lab Update

  • TRV Umitaka Maru Southern Ocean voyage 

  • Zooplankton Biomass Database

  • Our plankton research features on TV 

  • 13thInternational Copepoda Conference

  • Biological response to Ocean Macronutrient Fertilization 

  • IMOS Zooplankton Ocean Observations and Modelling (ZOOM) Task Team Meeting 

  • Influence of oceanographic conditions on coastal zooplankton assemblages at three IMOS National Reference Stations in Western Australia 

  • Nutrient cycling by zooplankton in Moreton Bay 

  • Investigating reef manta ray food in Hanifaru Bay, Maldives 

  • Plankton Photo Gallery

    We hope you have a moment to catch up on these latest research activities… 

    Also, don’t forget to find the IMOS Australian Plankton Survey on Facebook for fun plankton images, quizzes, videos, posters, educational resources and more.

Categories:  news, Facility, Ships of Opportunity, Australian Plankton Survey

Facility Leader: Dr Rudy Kloser

Email: rudy.kloser(at)

Phone +61 (0)3 6232 5389

The Ships of Opportunity Publication Report - If you have any questions regarding the data, or corrections, or would like to add a publication or presentation that uses IMOS data please contact the IMOS office via email: publication(at)

Your access to IMOS Ships of Opportunity data discovery and exploration is through the Australian Ocean Data Network (AODN) Portal.