Sunday, 19 December 2010

New site launched for Victoria's Marine Protected Areas

A new marine website has been launched in Victoria , Australia that provides an interactive guide to the states amazing underwater world.

Explore Underwater Victoria website features a great collection of underwater photographs, videos, educational resources and contacts to local groups.

Footage of Victoria ’s marine protected areas is a strong feature of this website, with brilliantly coloured sponge gardens, rich forests of seaweed, sunlit seagrass meadows and sandy underwater plains on display.

Some of the unique marine animals that are endemic to the Southern Waters of Australia are shown, including Victoria ’s state marine emblem the Weedy Seadragon.

Go to www.exploreunderwatervictoria.org.au