Wonders of the Great Barrier Reef Australia

By admin| June 13, 2016|

Australia is home to the world's biggest living structure. Running almost the whole length of Queensland, The Great Barrier Reef can be seen from space. Made of  thousands of small reefs, islets, atolls and islands, the Great Barrier Reef starts near Bundaberg in the south and continues north of Cape York into the Torres Strait in the north. That's a total distance of 2,600 km. Or, to put it in perspective on a global scale, it's about the same distance

Coral Trout Australia

By admin| September 20, 2010|

A common and special sight on the Great Barrier Reef is the Coral Trout. Coral Trout are targeted by the fishing industry because they are a good eating fish and fetch a high price locally and overseas. What many people don’t realise is that all Coral Trout start their life as females – changing their sex later in life. The exact trigger of the sex change is unknown but generally Coral Trout will transform from female to male when their

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