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Fun Fact Sheet: White Shark

White sharks are warm blooded. They have a heat-exchanging circulatory system that allows them to maintain their body temperature above that of the surrounding seawater. This allows them to swim at high speeds through cooler water.

Resource type: Fun Fact SheetLast updated: 12.04.2022

Fact Sheet: Whale Shark

Despite their huge size, whale sharks are docile, filter feeders that cruise the world's oceans looking for plankton.

Resource type: Fact SheetLast updated: 12.04.2022

Fact Sheet: Capture-Recapture method

A population is the number of animals inhabiting a specific area. To manage the marine environment effectively, marine managers need to know the size and composition of animal populations.

Resource type: Fact SheetLast updated: 07.04.2022

Fact Sheet: Sharks

Of the 370-plus shark species in the world, more than 100 species live in Western Australian waters. This fact sheet provides general information about the biology of sharks, protected species and their vulnerability to overfishing.

Resource type: Fact SheetLast updated: 30.03.2022

Lesson: Life of a Lobster

Students will gain an understanding of the Western rock lobster life cycle.

Resource type: LessonLast updated: 23.03.2022

Presentation: Reading sectioned Black Bream otoliths

This presentation is associated with the Lesson: Counting rings

Resource type: PresentationLast updated: 15.09.2021

Student Resource Sheet: Reading sectioned Black bream otoliths

This student resource sheet is associated with the Lesson: Counting rings

Resource type: Student Resource SheetLast updated: 30.07.2021

Student Worksheet: Reading sectioned Black bream otoliths

This student worksheet is associated with the Lesson: Counting rings

Resource type: Student WorksheetLast updated: 30.07.2021

Teacher Resource Sheet: Reading whole Australian herring otoliths – suggested answers

This teacher resource sheet is associated with the Lesson: Counting rings

Resource type: Teacher Resource SheetLast updated: 30.07.2021

Teacher Resource Sheet: Reading sectioned Black bream otoliths – suggested answers

This teacher resource sheet is associated with the Lesson: Counting rings

Resource type: Teacher Resource SheetLast updated: 30.07.2021

Student Resource Sheet: Reading whole Australian herring otoliths

This student resource sheet is associated with the Lesson: Counting rings

Resource type: Student Resource SheetLast updated: 30.07.2021

Student Worksheet: Reading whole Australian herring otoliths

This student worksheet is associated with the Lesson: Counting rings

Resource type: Student WorksheetLast updated: 30.07.2021

Presentation: Reading whole Australian herring otoliths

This presentation is associated with the Lesson: Counting rings

Resource type: PresentationLast updated: 30.07.2021

Lesson: Fishing ethics

Students will gain an understanding of the social and economic benefits of recreational fishing to the community, and learn how to apply sustainable behaviours and attitudes when fishing and caring for the marine environment.

Resource type: LessonLast updated: 10.05.2021

Student Worksheet: Fishing Code of Conduct

This worksheet is associated with the Lesson: Fishing ethics

Resource type: Student WorksheetLast updated: 10.05.2021

Poster: Bycatch, trawling and sustainability

Bycatch is the accidental capture of unwanted or non-targeted plants, fish or other animals. Even the average recreational fisher finds it difficult to prevent bycatch.

Resource type: PosterLast updated: 30.04.2021

Hillarys School Excursion: Fisheries Management

This interactive activity gives students an overview of some of the fisheries management tools the Department applies to recreational fishing activity to sustainably manage our aquatic resources.

Resource type: School ExcursionLast updated: 29.04.2021

Fact Sheet: Potato Cod

The captivating potato cod is truly a giant of the fish kingdom. Its massive size and homebody nature draws divers who are looking for a story to tell about their underwater adventure.

Resource type: Fact SheetLast updated: 26.05.2020

Fact Sheet: Abalone

Abalone are a family of reef-dwelling marine snails which are the target in Western Australia of a lucrative export commercial fishery and one of the world's shortest recreational fishing seasons.

Resource type: Fact SheetLast updated: 26.05.2020

Fact Sheet: Fisheries Management

In fisheries management, the term fish is used to describe a range of aquatic resources including finfish, sharks, crustaceans and molluscs.

Resource type: Fact SheetLast updated: 26.05.2020

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