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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

Long-term monitoring update to condition of the Great Barrier Reef

Feeling helpless about the Great Barrier Reef? Here’s one way you can help

Exceptional fish diversity found on Australia’s north-west oceanic shoals

More intense cyclones pose threat to the world’s coral reefs

Shark study reveals taste buds were key to evolution of teeth

Marine Science facts

  •  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

 

  • Half the Oxygen we breath is produced in the Ocean

 

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

 

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