The seabed of Australia's marine jurisdiction is diverse and complex, reflecting the large area it covers and its span from the tropics to the Antarctic, with many coastal and...
Biologically, coasts are an interface between the biota of the oceans and the land, including biota of freshwater systems that mingle with salt water in estuaries. The transition between...
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