This is your first stop to uncover information on Western Australia's special marine plants and animals. All of these animals live in Western Australia's very special marine parks and reserves.

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Marine wildlife identification guides

Two guides have been produced by Parks and Wildlife, with financial support from ExxonMobil Australia, to provide information about Western Australia’s significant or threatened animals, including how to report marine animals in distress, and how to assist in their management by reporting sightings of these marine animals.

Articles in this category:

Title Modified Date
Albatrosses Wednesday, 25 November 2015 14:46
Anemonefish Tuesday, 29 August 2017 10:48
Australian pelican Tuesday, 29 August 2017 13:14
Baler shell Tuesday, 29 August 2017 10:57
Blue manna crab Tuesday, 29 August 2017 11:26
Blue-ringed octopus Monday, 30 November 2015 10:30
Butterfly cod Monday, 30 November 2015 10:40
Cuttlefish Monday, 30 November 2015 10:48
Flounder Tuesday, 29 August 2017 12:00
Giant clam Monday, 30 November 2015 11:17
Great white shark Monday, 30 November 2015 11:36
Grey nurse shark Monday, 30 November 2015 11:46
Hammerhead sharks Thursday, 04 April 2019 11:02
Hermit crabs Monday, 30 November 2015 11:56
Leafy sea dragon Monday, 30 November 2015 12:26
Mantis shrimp Thursday, 26 November 2015 10:43
Moray eels Monday, 30 November 2015 12:51
Nudibranches (sea slugs) Thursday, 26 November 2015 12:13
Oystercatchers Tuesday, 29 August 2017 13:08
Potato cod Thursday, 26 November 2015 12:01
Red-tailed tropicbird Tuesday, 29 August 2017 13:37
Sea anemones Tuesday, 29 August 2017 10:51
Sea stars Thursday, 26 November 2015 13:48
Sea urchins Thursday, 26 November 2015 13:56
Sea-snakes Thursday, 26 November 2015 14:03
Seagrasses Thursday, 26 November 2015 14:09
Seaweeds Thursday, 26 November 2015 14:15
Sponges Thursday, 26 November 2015 14:21
Western Australian seahorse Thursday, 26 November 2015 14:27
White-breasted sea-eagle Tuesday, 29 August 2017 14:12