Coastal guide to nature and history: Port Phillip Bay

CONTENTS (Click links below to see sample pages)


  • Purpose and coverage of the book
  • Rewards in store for the coastal explorer

Walking the coastline

  • Advice on walking the coast
  • Safety and the tides

Half Moon BayEarly history - Aboriginal life and European discovery and settlement
A journey around the bay

Coastal animals and plants (sample pages - Intertidal animals, seaweeds)

  • Common animals of the coast, including invertebrates that live between the tides
  • Vegetation communities, including saltmarsh, dune plants and seaweedsIntertidal animals, seaweeds

Coastal landforms - Geology of the region and how it determines landforms
Coastal management
Acknowledgements and extended image credits
References and further reading