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Poster: The language of fish

In the ocean, as on land, communication happens between individuals and between species.

Resource type: PosterLast updated: 06.06.2019

Poster: Chemical Defence

With the existence of many predators in the environment, aquatic animals have developed an amazing variety of defence mechanisms.

Resource type: PosterLast updated: 06.06.2019

Poster: Christmas Island

Christmas Island is 2,650 kilometres north-west of Perth, Western Australia and is part of the Indian Ocean Territories (IOTs).

Resource type: PosterLast updated: 06.06.2019

Poster: Demersal Scalefish

There are over 3,000 species of bony fish that have been recorded in Western Australia. Of these, the most highly sought after by recreational and commercial fishers are the demersal scalefish - fish that live on or near the sea floor.

Resource type: PosterLast updated: 06.06.2019

Poster: Estuarine fish in the mixing zone

Estuaries are an essential part of Western Australia's coastal environment. The sheltered waters, abundance of food and lack of large predatory fish provide a key habitat for many fish species, for either some or all of their lifecycle.

Resource type: PosterLast updated: 06.06.2019

Poster: Nearshore for sure

There are a number of finfish species found within Western Australia's nearshore environment - waters from the high tide mark, seawards to a depth of approximately 20 metres.

Resource type: PosterLast updated: 06.06.2019

Poster: Pelagic fish

Pelagic fish mostly live in the open ocean, although part of their lifecycle maybe spent in nearshore waters. Unlike demersal species such as pink snapper that live near the sea bed and coral trout that live around the reefs, pelagic fish can be found anywhere from the surface down to depths of more than 1,000 metres.

Resource type: PosterLast updated: 06.06.2019

Poster: Bony Fish – Internal Anatomy (simple)

Fishes are a large and varied group of aquatic animal, superbly designed for underwater life. Bony fish represent the largest and most diverse class of fishes, with well over 20,000 species. This interactive poster explores the internal anatomy of a bony fish.

Resource type: PosterLast updated: 06.06.2019

Poster: Shark – External Anatomy

There are approximately 500 shark species worldwide and more than 100 of these are found in Western Australian waters.

Resource type: PosterLast updated: 06.06.2019

Poster: Species Identification – Gascoyne Bioregion

The Gascoyne coast region contains over 100 species of demersal and pelagic marine finish that are caught by recreational fishers. These are some of the region's most popular and sought-after fish species.

Resource type: PosterLast updated: 06.06.2019

Lesson: Bioregions

Students will locate Western Australia's aquatic bioregions, major centres of Western Australia and the location of key marine habitats on a map.

Resource type: LessonLast updated: 06.06.2019

Student Worksheet: Fieldwork – Beach Walk: West Coast – Data Collection

This is a downloadable version of the Beach Walk - West Coast data collection form.

Resource type: Student WorksheetLast updated: 06.06.2019

Poster: Bony Fish – External Anatomy (simple)

Fishes are a large and varied group of aquatic animal, superbly designed for underwater life. Bony fish represent the largest and most diverse class of fishes, with well over 20,000 species. This interactive poster explores the external anatomy of a bony fish.

Resource type: PosterLast updated: 06.06.2019

Video: How do fish hear?

Resource type: VideoLast updated: 06.06.2019

Shoal of Fish and Seahorse – Colour In

Color me in. Who is hiding in the sea?

Resource type: Fishy Fun SheetLast updated: 08.05.2019

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