Notification: Parks and Wildlife Service is part of the new Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA).

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
Australian sea lion Tuesday, 29 August 2017 10:53
Australian snubfin dolphin Tuesday, 29 August 2017 10:28
Baler shell Tuesday, 29 August 2017 10:57
Blue manna crab Tuesday, 29 August 2017 11:26
Blue whale Tuesday, 29 August 2017 14:52
Blue-ringed octopus Monday, 30 November 2015 10:30
Bottlenose dolphin Tuesday, 29 August 2017 14:54
Butterfly cod Monday, 30 November 2015 10:40
Common dolphin Tuesday, 29 August 2017 14:56
Coral reefs Monday, 30 November 2015 10:46
Cuttlefish Monday, 30 November 2015 10:48
Dugong Monday, 30 November 2015 10:55
Fin whale Tuesday, 29 August 2017 14:58
Flatback turtle Tuesday, 29 August 2017 14:59
Flounder Tuesday, 29 August 2017 12:00
Giant clam Monday, 30 November 2015 11:17
Great white shark Monday, 30 November 2015 11:36
Green turtle Tuesday, 29 August 2017 15:01
Grey nurse shark Monday, 30 November 2015 11:46
Hammerhead sharks Monday, 30 November 2015 11:49
Hawksbill turtle Tuesday, 29 August 2017 15:12
Hermit crabs Monday, 30 November 2015 11:56
Humpback whale Tuesday, 29 August 2017 15:13
Leafy sea dragon Monday, 30 November 2015 12:26
Leatherback turtle Tuesday, 29 August 2017 15:14
Little penguin Monday, 30 November 2015 12:39
Loggerhead turtle Tuesday, 29 August 2017 15:15
Mangroves Thursday, 26 November 2015 10:36
Manta ray Tuesday, 29 August 2017 12:43
Mantis shrimp Thursday, 26 November 2015 10:43
Minke whale Tuesday, 29 August 2017 15:30
Moray eels Monday, 30 November 2015 12:51
Mushroom corals Thursday, 26 November 2015 12:07
New Zealand fur seal Tuesday, 29 August 2017 12:48
Nudibranches (sea slugs) Thursday, 26 November 2015 12:13
Olive ridley turtle Tuesday, 29 August 2017 15:56
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
Southern right whale Tuesday, 29 August 2017 15:56
Sponges Thursday, 26 November 2015 14:21
Western Australian seahorse Thursday, 26 November 2015 14:27
Whale shark Thursday, 07 January 2016 16:13
White-breasted sea-eagle Tuesday, 29 August 2017 14:12