Oceanic Shoals Commonwealth Marine Reserve

The Oceanic Shoals Commonwealth Marine Reserve is located offshore from NW Australia (see map) in Australia's northern network of marine protected areas.  A management plan for this area is currently under development.  This area is vast (~71,745 square km).  View the interactive maps below to learn more about this region.

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29 September 2016

The RV Southern Surveyor was a 66.1 m research vessel operated by the Australian Commonwea

Published on
29 September 2016

The RV Southern Surveyor was a 66.1 m research vessel operated by the Australian Commonwea

Published on
29 September 2016

The RV Southern Surveyor was a 66.1 m research vessel operated by the Australian Commonwea

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29 September 2016

The RV Solander is a 34.9 m long marine research vessel operated by the Australian Inst

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28 September 2016

Australia is the fifth largest user of shipping in the world with more than 11,000 vessels from 600 overseas ports visiting Australia's 65 major ports each year.

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28 September 2016

As an island continent, Australia has sovereign rights over a vast area of ocean, along with the fishery, mineral, and petroleum resources found in that area.

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28 September 2016

The type, size and distribution of sediments on the seabed plays an important role in determining the suitability of a given area for settlement by

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28 September 2016

Dusky whaler sharks are widely distributed throughout the world's tropical and warm temperate water

Published on
28 September 2016

Australia is the fifth largest user of shipping in the world with more than 11,000 vessels from 600 overseas ports visiting Australia's 65 major ports each year.

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