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Extensive media coverage for research on clownfish

1 June 2011

Research into the effects of ocean acidification on clownfish by Dr Steve Simpson of the School of Biological Sciences was widely reported in national and international media.

Research by Dr Steve Simpson in the School of Biological Sciences which found that ocean acidification could affect the hearing of baby clownfish, threatening their ability to detect and avoid predator-rich coral reefs, was covered by The Times, The Sun, The Independent, BBC News, the Herald Sun and websites around the world.

Dr Simpson was interviewed by The Naked Scientists, The World Today, Quirks and Quarks and BBC Scotland.

Full press release: Ocean acidification leaves clownfish deaf to predators


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