What treasures did we find at Ashmore Reef Marine Park?

September 21st, 2021

At the edge of Australia’s continental shelf, in the Timor Sea, you’ll find Ashmore Reef Marine Park. 630 km north of Broome in Western Australia, it’s one of our most remote marine parks. We were part of the area’s most comprehensive ‘health checks’.

On land, each year thousands of birds cram on the four tiny islands to nest and rest: it’s no wonder it’s internationally recognised for its birdlife. Underwater, the coral reefs, seagrass meadows, sandflats and lagoons are home to a colourful array of life, like this bale of turtles.

Read more: https://ecos.csiro.au/what-treasures-did-we-find-at-ashmore-reef-marine-park/