Underwater classroom: Clownfish
Richard Fitzpatrick gives an underwater talk about clownfish aka Nemo-fish.
Underwater classroom: Coral bleaching
An underwater lesson explaining the process of coral bleaching.
Underwater classroom: Sea cucumber
Marine biologist Richard Fitzpatrick talking about Sea Cucumbers in an underwater lesson.
Underwater classroom: Reef shark
Shark specialist Richard Fitzpatrick shares his research methods when studying Reef Sharks.
Underwater classroom: Wall of mouths
A quick underwater lesson about the Great Barrier Reef's food chain.
Seaview Science: Collecting corals
Learn more about the science and technology of the XL Catlin Seaview Survey.
Images & galleries
Discover some of the threats facing the coral habitat
Learn how to identify different types of coral
Find out more about the amazing variety of life on the reef
How does coral get its energy?
Learn about the fragility of precious ecosystem
Coral life cycle
Find out how corals grow and reproduce
Coral life (advanced)
Coral life gallery with additional taxonomic and behavioural information
Shapes and patterns on the coral reef
A gallery focusing on the variety of structures, patterns and textures seen on the reef
From tiny polyps to hundreds of miles, discover the different scales in the coral ecosystem
Master your dive signs to become an underwater explorer
Adaptation on the reef
Learn how different creatures have adapted to life on the reef
Zones on the reef
What factors affect zonation on the reef?