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Seaweek 2009 Gallery - Rocky Shores

Where the land meets the sea,
a great place for biodiversity to flourish

A variety of species living together in a community

Algae and Sponges are a fantastic habitat
for juvenile invertebrates

Ascidians are filter feeders in many ocean environments

Each ecosytem has a dynamic food web

Rocky shores are safe places for many
invertebrate species to lay their eggs

Intertidal rockpool

Rocky foreshore
Rocky Shore animals and plants






Australian sea lion

Mermaids necklace

Ribbed top snails

Patiriella exigua

Shore crab
Rocky Shores images courtesy Kerrie Trees, Adventure Education, Dennis Reik and Ros Asten MESA Tasmania Rep




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