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: reef shark
Shark specialist Richard Fitzpatrick shares his research methods when studying Reef Sharks.
Underwater classroom: sea cucumber
Marine biologist Richard Fitzpatrick talking about Sea Cucumbers in an underwater lesson.
Underwater classroom: wall of mouths
A quick underwater lesson about the Great Barrier Reef's food chain.
Coral expedition: navigating the reef
What tools and technology does Captain Frank use to navigate the reef?
Coral expedition: day in the life
How does this compare to how you imagined a day in the life of a scientist?
Images & galleries
Find out more about the amazing variety of life on the reef
Agincourt Reef Google Maps
Explore this section of the Great Barrier Reef
Sharks have a notorious reputation, and they are certainly well-adapted to hunting their prey
Learn about the fragility of precious ecosystem
Map of the world’s coral reefs
Why do coral reefs only grow in these areas?
Great Barrier Reef 2012: Expedition map
Why did the expedition only go to some of the reefs?
How does coral get its energy?
Adaptation on the reef
Learn how different creatures have adapted to life on the reef
Shapes and patterns on the coral reef
A gallery focusing on the variety of structures, patterns and textures seen on the reef
Coral life cycle
Find out how corals grow and reproduce
Discover some of the threats facing the coral habitat
Master your dive signs to become an underwater explorer
Enjoy the diversity in the wonderful world of sea slugs or nudibranchs
From tiny polyps to hundreds of miles, discover the different scales in the coral ecosystem