Great Barrier Reef – current research on reefs and a wide range of other resources     Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (issues, photos, the organisation)


Check out your local library, good technical libraries may include: Universities, Fisheries and environmental authorities. Here are some that may help.

Coral Reefs

Hutchings, P, Kingsford, MJ, Hoegh‑Guldberg, O. (2019) 2nd Edition – Great Barrier Reef: Biology, Environment and Management. CSIRO Publishing and CRC Press. 465 pp.

Moro C. (2015) Ecology of Fishes on coral reefs Cambridge

Bernhard et al (2008) Coral Reefs of the USA, Springer.

Sale PF (2002) Coral reef fishes. Academic Press, London

Temperate Reefs

Andrew, N.L. (1999) Under Southern Seas: the ecology of Australia’s rocky reefs, UNSW Press, Sydney

Bennett I (1987) W.J. Dakin’s classic study: Australian Seashores. Angus & Robertson, London

Shepherd, S., Edgar G. (2013) Ecology of Australian Temperate Reefs: the unique south  CSIRO.

Kingsford & Battershill 1998, “Studying Temperate Marine Environments”  Canterbury University Press

Underwood, A.J. & Chapman, M.G. (1995) Coastal marine ecology of temperate Australia. NSW Press, Sydney