started for Seaweek 2004!
Our oceans are the home of the mighty and
mini, the weird and wonderful, the amazing
and unimaginable. Seaweek 2004 is going
to help to explore just some of these marine
and coastal plants and animals. As well
it will help you consider what else you
may discover in the sea like marine debris
(eg our rubbish and tourist trash) and how
you can take action to minimise this unwanted
this website leading up to Seaweek 2004
and discover more about our ocean habitats
and inhabitants. Look our for information,
images, issues and web links and get ready
to take part in Seaweek 2004 March 7th to
14th next year.
you answer these questions?
courtesy Ian Hutton, Lord Howe Island
three marine animals are found at Lord
Howe lsland, where is this island?
the name to the photograph, which is the
Urchin, Hermit crab and Clam?
part of the ocean do they live in?
do they eat?
one special feature each of them has to
survive in the marine environment.
this marine plant
am a land plant that has developed a number
of adaptations so I can live in intertidal
I become more common as you travel north
along the Australia coast.
I can withstand tide and wave action and
help to control floods.
I can exclude or excrete salt.
I grow roots above the ground.
My seeds can float.
I offer habitat or food and shelter for
many other plants and animals.
In fact my habitat and I are the vital element
for fish nurseries.
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