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About the Great Barrier Reef

scubaThe Great Barrier Reef is a seawood barrier that stretches along the North Eastern coast of Australia

 

scubaThe Great Barrier Reef is the largest complex of coral reefs and islands in the World

 

scubaThe Great Barrier Reef is a combination of 900 islands, including sand cays, vegetated cays and continental islands

 

 

scubaThe Great Barrier Reef is home to an amazing diversity and an abundance of marine life

400 different types of soft and hard corals, 4000 molluscs including Clams, snails, cuttlefish, octopus and squid

1500 species of fish of all descriptions and colours

 

scubaAround 30 species of whale and dolphin are found in the waters of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef including, Dwarf Minke Whale, Humpback Whales, Pilot Whales and bottle nose dolphins

 

scubaThe Great Barrier Reef is also the breeding ground for a number of rare and endangered animal species. Humpback whales come from the Antarcitc to give birth to their young and build up their strength from May to September every year

 

scubaSix of the World’s seven Marine Turtles live in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef, it’s a very important place for the survival of the turtle family

Green Turtle - Endangered

Loggerhead Turtle - Endangered

Hawksbill Turtle – critically endangered

Flatback Turtle – vunerable

Olive Ridley Turtle – endangered

Leatherback Turtle –critically endangered

 

scubaThe Great Barrier Ref support an abundance of fish and seafood, sustain an important commerical fishing industry in Queensland

 

scubaGreen Zones on the Great Barrier Reef

 

scubaWith less than one percent of the World’s oceans protected Green Zones on the Great Barrier Reef are important for the future of our Great Barrier Reef

 

 

Green Zone

scubaThe Great Barrier Reef is a World Heritage Site Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Our cultural and natural heritage are both irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration. Places as unique and diverse as the wilds of East Africa’s Serengeti, the Pyramids of Egypt, the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and the Baroque cathedrals of Latin America make up our world’s heritage. Courtesy of whc.UNesco.org

 

scubaThe Great Barrier Reef is by far the largest single collection of coral reefs in the World. Biologically the Great Barrier Reef supposts the most diverse ecosystem known to man. Its enormous diversity is thought to reflect the maturity of an ecosysten which has evolved over millions of years on the North-east continental shelf of Australia.

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