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It also contains information and links for those with a need for information in their local marine zones such as tide predictions and wave conditions.



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Marine Science News

Sea Shepherd calls for Shark Net Removal in Queensland

Tiny plastics are potentially dangerous for turtles too

4 things you didn’t know about white sharks

The deepest-dwelling fish in the sea is small, pink and delicate

Why do shark bites seem to be more deadly in Australia than elsewhere?

Understanding the feeding role of tiger sharks

Marine Science facts

  • Half the Oxygen we breath is produced in the Ocean

 

  •  Irukandji jelly fish, with just a brush of venom leaves almost no mark. But after about a half hour you develop Irukandji syndrome, a debilitating mix of nausea, vomiting, severe pain, difficulty breathing, drenching sweating and sense of impending doom. You get so sick that your biggest worry is that you’re not going to die

 

  • The most remote point in the oceans is called Point Nemo

 

  • The Pacific, Atlantic, and Indian oceans are known as the three major oceans.