exercises and background study of rocky shore ecology.
- a guided
field survey, using transects and quadrats, to describe the distribution
of organisms along a high tide - low tide continuum.
- a visit
to the Marine Discovery Centre for a closer look at some of the
sub-tidal rocky shore inhabitants.
manipulation and representation of results, including proposals
of hypotheses to account for observed distribution patterns if
fieldwork site is located at:
Barwon Heads Bluff,
Barwon Heads, Victoria.
your visit.... take nothing but photos,
leave nothing but footprints!
Heads rock platform is a Protected Intertidal Area so
students and visitors need to be careful not to damage
or disturb organisms unnecessarily.
collection of organisms or artefacts is
permitted while undertaking this study.
make a booking
To have a class
participate in a rocky shore program led by Marine Discovery Centre
03 5258 3344 Mon - Fri 9.00 - 5.00pm