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Fact Sheet: Western Blue Groper

In southern Australia, the western blue groper is actually the largest carnivorous bony fish species found living on reefs, reaching a length of up to 1.7m and a weight of up to 40kg. Learn more about the biology of this fish in this fact sheet.

Resource type: Fact SheetLast updated: 17.10.2019

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: 16.10.2019

Fact Sheet: Marine Debris

Marine debris is the name given to rubbish that finds its way into our oceans and coastal environment.

Resource type: Fact SheetLast updated: 19.09.2019

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: 18.06.2019

Fact Sheet: Climate Change

The Earth's climate is not static, having changed many times throughout history in response to natural causes.

Resource type: Fact SheetLast updated: 18.06.2019

Fact Sheet: Talbot Bay

Located in an almost enclosed, mud dominated gulf with some of the world's biggest tides, Talbot Bay is host to some of the Kimberley's most unusual natural features.

Resource type: Fact SheetLast updated: 18.06.2019

Fact Sheet: Rowley Shoals

Rowley Shoals is a coral garden of Eden, with shelf atolls, coral gardens and giant clams famed as pristine and surpassing some of Australia's better known reefs.

Resource type: Fact SheetLast updated: 18.06.2019

Fact Sheet: Prince Frederick Harbour

Cruising along the coast, it can be difficult to fathom the true scale of the Kimberley, with thousands of islands, inlets, bays, rivers and creeks. It is not until you enter the huge bay of Prince Frederick Harbour that you are given a real appreciation for the dimensions of the Kimberley coast.

Resource type: Fact SheetLast updated: 18.06.2019

Poster: Ocean Warming

The 'marine heat wave' that was observed off the coast of Western Australia in the summer of 2010/11, saw ocean waters around the mid-west coast rise more than 3 degrees Celsius above average. Learn more about this from this poster.

Resource type: PosterLast updated: 11.06.2019

Poster: Leeuwin Current (Who Goes With the Flow)

A poster featuring the pathway of the Leeuwin current along the Western Australian coastline.

Resource type: PosterLast updated: 11.06.2019

Fun Fact Sheet: Bluebottle

The Bluebottle or Portuguese man-of-war is not a single animal but a colony of four kinds of highly modified individuals (polyps).

Resource type: Fun Fact SheetLast updated: 07.06.2019

Fishy Fun Sheet: Sea Wracks – Word Search

Sea Wracks - Life on the run. Use your best detective skills to find the hidden words in the puzzle.

Resource type: Fishy Fun SheetLast updated: 07.06.2019

Fishy Fun Sheet: Message in a Bottle – Word Search

Sending a message in a bottle has been a form of communication since 310 BC! Once you have found all the hidden fish, use the remaining letters in order to solve the puzzle and discover the message.

Resource type: Fishy Fun SheetLast updated: 07.06.2019

Fishy Fun Sheet: Edible Ocean Model – Cooking activity

Edible ocean model. Make a tasty model of the deep ocean.

Resource type: Fishy Fun SheetLast updated: 07.06.2019

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