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Admired all over the world and loved by locals for its natural beauty, Sydney Harbour is enjoyed by thousands of people every day. But rarely do we look below the surface where, beneath all the hustle and bustle, lively communities go about their business. With underwater forests and gardens, hundreds of species of fish and thousands of invertebrates, Sydney is as colorful and diverse below the water as it is above!
Underwater Sydney celebrates Sydney’s incredible harbor and coast through eclectic stories and stunning underwater photography. It also explores the challenges the harbor is facing today after more than 200 years of coastal development and the role that marine science plays in maintaining the harbor’s health. Underwater Sydney will open your eyes to the rich marine life that makes the Sydney estuary and coast so special.Features:
- Features engaging stories based on informative science and accompanied by color photographs of diverse and charismatic marine life
- Offers an overview of the Sydney Harbour environment, including intertidal rocky shores, submerged sandstone reefs, sponge gardens, beaches and sandy bays, mangroves, and the interplay with the built environment
- Each chapter is introduced with an above-water photograph of a location to anchor the story, and includes a mini map of the locations where visitors can find a certain underwater community.
About the authors
Intertidal rocky shores
More than sand – beaches and seagrass meadows
Mud and mangroves
Ocean travellers and visitors
The future of Sydney Harbour
What can I do?