Under the 12 Apostles – Bioscan by Museum Victoria

Bioscan reveals Australian icon’s underbelly

Scientists from Museum Victoria, Deakin University and Parks Victoria have revealed previously unseen marine life through a comprehensive biological survey undertaken in the wild seas below the iconic Twelve Apostles.

The underwater Bioscan surveyed 20 kilometres of coastline, extending from the Twelve Apostles Marine National Park to the Arches Marine Sanctuary; revealing rare sightings of hundreds of species including rich fish life, crayfish, slumbering Port Jackson sharks and colourful coral gardens. Scientists documented this diverse underwater world with thousands of images and hundreds of hours of spectacular video footage.

… read more here – http://museumvictoria.com.au/about/media-centre/media-releases/bioscan-reveals-australian-icons-underbelly1/

{Video courtesy of Melbourne Museum}

You can download a copy of the Fact Sheet here http://museumvictoria.com.au/pages/45255/bioscanrevealsaustralianicon’sunderbelly29july2013.pdf?epslanguage=en

Advertisements

One thought on “Under the 12 Apostles – Bioscan by Museum Victoria

Your comments are welcome!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s