Central Great Barrier Reef

IN THE WATER

CoralWatch data is available for this region.  Citizen scientists can monitor an existing site, or choose another area that is accessible.

Eye on the Reef collects information on reef health, marine animals and incidents in the area from the tip of Cape York right down to South East Queensland. 

 

Redmap invites you to spot, log and map uncommon marine species, from the tip of Cape York down to South East Queensland. 

Reef Check Australia has long-term reef monitoring locations around Magnetic Island, the Palm Islands and mid-shelf reefs around the Townsville area. Reef Check Australia’s first established monitoring location was at Blue Pearl Bay around Hayman Island. Visit the RCA Reef Health Database to learn more about other reef locations in the region.

ON THE SHORE/IN A BOAT

Tangaroa Blue Foundation coordinates projects at multiple sites in the Central Great Barrier Reef.