Some creatures of the Barrier Reef

Australia, 1948

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A study of some of the unique marine animals of the Great Barrier Reef, which is noted for the variety and vivid colouring of its fauna. Also presents a general picture of the geographical formation of the reef.

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Credits

production company

Australian National Film Board

Duration

00:09:10:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1948

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

322735

Language

English

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Marine biology

Animals & Wildlife → Marine ecology

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Coral reefs and islands

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Coral reef ecology

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Coral reefs and islands

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Formations (Geology)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Marine ecology

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Natural history

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Formations (Geology)

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Marine biology

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Marine ecology

Places → Great Barrier Reef (Qld.)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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