Bunurong Marine Field Guide

Bunurong Marine Field Guide


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This app presents images and information on over 300 species of marine and coastal animals and plants that can commonly be seen in the park and nearby waters. It also includes park information and activities that may interest visitors. Maps and a gallery of the location, marine life and habitats are provided.

The state of Victoria in southern Australia is home to a rich diversity of marine habitats and a dazzling array of marine life, many species of which occur in no other region of the world. Since 2002, a system of Marine National Parks and Sanctuaries across the state protect these marine creatures and their habitats.

A jewel amongst these parks is Bunurong Marine National Park, a park of more than 2,000 hectares extending along six kilometres of coastline. This park includes wide intertidal rock platforms (popular for rock pooling) and extensive underwater rocky reefs, seaweed beds and seagrass meadows (excellent for diving and snorkeling).

Parks Victoria is responsible for the day-to-day management of these areas and has developed this app in collaboration with Museum Victoria to connect people and communities to the diverse wildlife and activities on offer in Bunurong Marine National Park.

Recently changed in this version

Version 2:
- Various code improvements
- Various data updates
- Improved UI for phones
- New UI for tablets (7in and 10in)

Version 1:
- Initial Android release of the Bunurong Marine National Park Marine Guide

Comments and ratings for Bunurong Marine Field Guide
  • (77 stars)

    by Megan Noble on 02/03/2014

  • (77 stars)

    by Phanu Chamchuen on 05/02/2014

    That's great app. Thank you so much.

  • (77 stars)

    by Kaylee Cefalu on 01/01/2014

    This is cool for me i wanna work in this feild so awsome

  • (77 stars)

    by Karley Scullion on 25/09/2013

    Although I wish it had pictures with all of the descriptions, it's still an amazing app(:

  • (77 stars)

    by dawso3 on 09/07/2013

    Great app, I can look up if the species is endangered or not. I now know what animals I have in my backyard. Plus its a great help for my studies.

  • (77 stars)

    by Jun Zhang on 13/05/2013

    Another great app from museum Victoria.my only suggestion is to allow installing a small app without data then let user to download the mass data when launch the app.

  • (77 stars)

    by Steven Salinas on 27/04/2013

    Both on the place and species... Very easy to use

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