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Fact Sheet: Camden Sound

A favourite stopover for cruise vessels on the Kimberley coast. Camden Sound is a labyrinth of red cliffs and mangrove lined bays and inlets, dotted with small islands and rocky outcrops.

Resource type: Fact SheetLast updated: 08.05.2020

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: 08.05.2020

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

Fact Sheet: Talbot Bay

• An embayment of exceptional scenic beauty in the Kimberley.
• Horizontal Waterfalls is described by Sir David Attenborough as “one of the greatest natural wonders of the world”, where massive tides create intense currents between two narrow gorges resulting in a waterfall effect that is horizontal rather than vertical.
• Turtle Reef is a flourishing reef that survives in turbid intertidal conditions, challenging scientific dogma that corals need clear, oceanic water to prosper.

Resource type: Fact SheetLast updated: 06.05.2020

Fun Fact Sheet: Coral Trout

I am a predator species that lives on coral reefs.

Resource type: Fun Fact SheetLast updated: 30.04.2020

Fun Fact Sheet: Manta Rays

Manta rays are the largest species of rays in the world.

Resource type: Fun Fact SheetLast updated: 29.04.2020

Fishy Fun Sheet: Leafy Seadragon – Colour In

Colour me in. The leafy seadragon is recognised by the leafy appendages on its body, the leafy seadragon can easily hide amongst the kelp covered reefs where they live.

Resource type: Fishy Fun SheetLast updated: 27.04.2020

Fishy Fun Sheet: Coral Reef with Fish – Colour In

Colour me in.

Resource type: Fishy Fun SheetLast updated: 27.04.2020

Fishy Fun Sheet: Coral Reef Fish – Colour In

Colour me in.

Resource type: Fishy Fun SheetLast updated: 27.04.2020

Fishy Fun Sheet: Coral Fish – 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: Australian Herring – Colour In

Colour me in. The Australian herring can be found nearshore (close to the coast), in estuaries and inshore reefs. They are very similar in appearance to juvenile salmon but herring have a much larger eye and black tips on their tail.

Resource type: Fishy Fun SheetLast updated: 27.04.2020

Presentation: Habitat Protectors – Seagrass Meadows

This presentation is associated with the Lesson: Save our seagrass

Resource type: PresentationLast updated: 02.04.2020

Fun Fact Sheet: Yellowlip Emperor – Indian Ocean Territories

The common name 'sweetlip' is used in the Indian Ocean Territories to describe a couple of emperor species - the orange-striped emperor and the yellowlip emperor.

Resource type: Fun Fact SheetLast updated: 01.04.2020

Fun Fact Sheet: Mullet (Cocos Keeling Islands)

Two species of mullet are found in the lagoon at Cocos (Keeling) Islands; diamond scale mullet and sea mullet.

Resource type: Fun Fact SheetLast updated: 01.04.2020

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

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

Resource type: Student Resource SheetLast updated: 17.03.2020

Teacher Resource Sheet: Mangrove organism templates

This Teacher Resource Sheet is associated with the Lesson: A mangrove ecosystem

Resource type: Teacher Resource SheetLast updated: 12.12.2019

Fact Sheet: Seagrasses

Seagrasses support highly productive and diverse ecosystems. These specialised marine plants are vitally important in the coastal environment because they are a source of food and shelter, oxygenate water, trap sand and recycle nutrients; and provide breeding habitats and nursery areas for many marine organisms.

Resource type: Fact SheetLast updated: 17.10.2019

Poster: Management for a Sustainable Future

Marine management is all about balancing human use with the needs of aquatic organisms and the environments they live in, to ensure healthy fish, habitat, economics and people.

Resource type: PosterLast updated: 02.10.2019

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: Bycatch

What is bycatch? The accidental capture of unwanted or non-targeted fish or other animals. This fact sheet outlines what is bycatch and what the fishing industry is doing to reduce it through bycatch reduction devices and modified fishing equipment.

Resource type: Fact SheetLast updated: 22.08.2019

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