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Hillarys School Excursion: Beach Exploration

Explore Hillarys Beach and discover...

Resource type: School ExcursionLast updated: 30.04.2021

Hillarys School Excursion: Fishing for Sustainability

In this interactive session, students will try their hand at our simulated fishing activity and observe the effects of fishing pressure on our fish stocks.

Resource type: School ExcursionLast updated: 30.04.2021

Hillarys School Excursion: Fishy Features

You can tell a lot about a fish by its external anatomy (the way it looks) - such as where it lives, how it feeds, and how it moves through the water.

Resource type: School ExcursionLast 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

Hillarys School Excursion: Classifying Creatures

Why are sea sponges classified as animals? Why is seaweed not a true plant? How is a mussel related to a cuttlefish?

Resource type: School ExcursionLast updated: 29.04.2021

Hillarys School Excursion: Science of Sampling

How does a fisheries scientist determine how many fish are in the sea?

Resource type: School ExcursionLast updated: 29.04.2021

Hillarys School Excursion: Fishy Features – Adapting to their Environment

The Department plays an important role in managing our aquatic natural resources sustainably.

Resource type: School ExcursionLast updated: 29.04.2021

Fact Sheet: Aquaculture in Western Australia

Despite Western Australia’s long coastline, our aquaculture industry is small by global standards – but it is growing and diversifying, with exciting opportunities on the horizon.

Resource type: Fact SheetLast updated: 21.04.2021

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

Fact Sheet: How does aquaculture work?

Aquaculture may be conducted in coastal ocean waters, freshwater ponds and rivers, and even on land in tanks. Operators range from ‘hobby farmers’ to large, international corporations. It can be categorised according to the type of aquatic environment (eg. fresh, brackish or marine water), the type of production system used (eg. pond, cage, pen, raft, etc.), the level of intensity (extensive, intensive) or the type of organism cultured (eg. fish, crustaceans, molluscs etc.).

Resource type: Fact SheetLast updated: 21.04.2021

Fun Fact Sheet: Cleaning Station

There are many symbiotic relationships between organisms in the marine environment, which can have either beneficial or detrimental effects.

Resource type: Fun Fact SheetLast updated: 15.04.2021

Student worksheet: Fish anatomy

This worksheet is associated with the Lesson: Fish Dissection

Resource type: Student WorksheetLast updated: 13.04.2021

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: 13.04.2021

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: 13.04.2021

Poster: Restocking trout

This poster shows how trout are bred at our Pemberton Freshwater Research Centre (PFRC).

Resource type: PosterLast updated: 22.02.2021

Fun Fact Sheet: Flounder

Typically found in estuaries and coastal waters off Western Australia, flounder have an interesting life history.

Resource type: Fun Fact SheetLast updated: 21.09.2020

Video: Find the flounder

Resource type: VideoLast updated: 21.09.2020

Video: The Plankton Challenge

Resource type: VideoLast updated: 21.09.2020

Video: What’s a Fish

Resource type: VideoLast updated: 21.09.2020

National Science Week 2020: Deep Blue

Resource type: UnitLast updated: 15.06.2020

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