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Fishy Fun Sheet: Dot-to-Dot: Whaleshark

I am the world's largest fish and can grow to around 18 metres, what am I?

Resource type: Fishy Fun 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

Fishy Fun Sheet: Sandbar Shark – Colour In

WA's shark fisheries are strictly managed and are mainly fished for their meat for sale in fish and chip shops.

Resource type: Fishy Fun SheetLast updated: 12.04.2022

Fishy Fun Sheet: Whale Shark – Colour In

Did you know that whale sharks (despite their name) aren't marine mammals like whales? They are in fact sharks, being in the same class as fish and their massive size makes them the largest fish in the world!

Resource type: Fishy Fun SheetLast updated: 12.04.2022

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

Hillarys School Excursion: Aquaculture 101

Resource type: School ExcursionLast updated: 10.02.2022

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: Aquaculture – feeding the world

Aquaculture is the breeding, hatching, culturing or harvesting of aquatic organisms. It is similar to agriculture, but involves marine plants and animals instead of land based crops and livestock.

Resource type: Fact SheetLast updated: 21.04.2021

Fishy Fun Sheet: Snapper and Dhufish – Colour In

Colour me in. Pink snapper and Western Australian dhufish are demersal (bottom dwelling) fish. They are capable of reaching ages of 40 years and grow to over 1m in length.

Resource type: Fishy Fun SheetLast updated: 29.05.2020

Fact Sheet: Eighty Mile Beach

Imagine an isolated beach of endless white sand, seashells and turquoise waters, stretching so far it would take more than a week to walk its length. Aptly named, Eighty Mile Beach is indeed long, stretching 220 kilometres and renowned as Australia's longest uninterrupted beach.

Resource type: Fact SheetLast updated: 08.05.2020

Fun Fact Sheet: Barnacles

There are 1,200 species of barnacles around the world that come in a variety of shapes and sizes.

Resource type: Fun Fact SheetLast updated: 04.05.2020

Fishy Fun Sheet: Fishy Destiny – Maze

Follow the a-maze-ing journey of Freddy the fish.

Resource type: Fishy Fun SheetLast updated: 27.04.2020

Fishy Fun Sheet: Seahorse – Dot-to-Dot

Dot-to-dot. Discover the creature hidden amongst the seagrass.

Resource type: Fishy Fun SheetLast updated: 27.04.2020

Fishy Fun Sheet: Mola Sunfish – Dot-to-Dot

Dot-to-dot. I am one of the heaviest fish in the world. Can you guess what species I am?

Resource type: Fishy Fun SheetLast updated: 27.04.2020

Fishy Fun Sheet: Coral Fish – Dot-to-Dot

Dot-to-dot. What is swimming in the sea?

Resource type: Fishy Fun SheetLast updated: 27.04.2020

Fishy Fun Sheet: Clownfish – Dot-to-Dot

Dot-to-dot. This fish has a special relationship with a sea anemone.

Resource type: Fishy Fun SheetLast updated: 27.04.2020

Fishy Fun Sheet: Dot-to-Dot: Blue Tang

Who is swimming around the coral?

Resource type: Fishy Fun SheetLast updated: 27.04.2020

Fishy Fun Sheet: Seahorse Pair – Colour In

Colour me in. The two eyes of a seahorse are able to move independently of each other.

Resource type: Fishy Fun SheetLast updated: 27.04.2020

Fishy Fun Sheet: Seahorse – Colour by Numbers

Colour by numbers. Colour in the image by matching the number with the colour code. What is hiding in the sea?

Resource type: Fishy Fun SheetLast updated: 27.04.2020

Fishy Fun Sheet: Mola Mola – Colour In

Colour me in. The ocean sunfish or common mola (Mola mola) is the heaviest known bony fish in the world. Adults typically weigh between 247 and 1,000kg.

Resource type: Fishy Fun SheetLast updated: 27.04.2020

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