Scientists take a look into the deep with online mapping tool revealing marine life on ocean floors

  • In short: A world-first internet portal is making it possible to access sea floor habitat research from around Australia in one place
  • What’s next?: A data analyst says the resource will help identify where best to invest research dollars.  

Have you ever thought about what sea creatures roam the ocean floor off Tasmania’s east coast?

Or what kind of plants live at the bottom of the Coral Sea? 

A world-first, continental-scale internet portal led by marine analysts from Hobart’s Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) has made it possible. 

Seamap Australia is an online tool that…

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