Ayling, T. & Parish, S. Amazing facts about Australian Marine Fishes. Steve Parish Publishing Pty Ltd., 2008.
Bennett, I. The Fringe of the Sea. Rigby Ltd., 1966.
Roe, D., Hammond, N., Yyse, M. HarbourKeepers & CoastKeepers Fish Survey Manual. National Parks Association of NSW, 2006.
DeBono, E. Six Thinking Hats for Schools, Books 1and 2, Hawker Brownlow Educational, 1992.
MTAQ. Coast and Marine Education Syllabus. Level 4 – beyond Level 6. Marine Teacher’s Association of Queensland Inc., 2005.
Australian museum – fantastic links to Fish and Marine Invertebrates
Bureau of Meteorology
CSIRO Wealth from the oceans online Biodiversity poster
Fact sheet Marine voyages discover hundreds of new species in the Southern Ocean
Fishers help scientists
High tech ocean equipment
Impacts of Climate Change on Australia’s Marine Life
Impact of Climate Change on Marine Environment
Marine Microbes – Australian Institute of Marine Science
Oceans Alive - ABC website for kids
Marine protected areas
Plastic bags and plastic
Note this is a Youtube video and may be blocked from direct viewing in some schools
Note the following is an American based study and includes some images of dead sea-birds
Sammy the turtle
Sand science – interactive website
Sand science – news story and audio slide show that includes findings from Palm Beach in NSW.
Scientists question fisheries health test
Sea horse farming
Sea shells of NSW
Seals and Sea lions
Shark research – CSIRO
Teeming biodiversity discovered in extinct volcanoes off south-eastern Australia
The blue highway ABC’s interactive webpage showing the importance of all the different types of aquatic habitat for fish.
Tasmanian scientists expand their view of the ocean
Using microbes to improve oil recovery
Waves, are they important to our ecosystems?
Whales and dolphins
Australia’s research priorities for Cetaceans
Fantastic site with 3 units of work for teachers and video of Minke Whales.
Non-lethal techniques for studying whales
The role of science in the international whaling commission
Wealth from Oceans Flagship video