AlgaeBase is a database of information on algae that includes terrestrial, marine and freshwater organisms. AlgaeBase is purely meant as an aid to taxonomic studies and not a definitive source in its own right. You should always check the information included prior to use.
[ To cite : Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2016. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on [ add date] ]
Atlas of Living Australia : sharing biodiversity knowledge A great resource for finding the distribution maps and literature relating to individual species in Australia (includes fish, birds, reptiles, mammals, invertebrates and plants).
Australian Institute of Marine Science Stay up-to-date with this useful Australian site with many links to additional resources.
IMOS Integrated Marine Observing System Find out what is currently happening in Australia's oceans. Includes details of research into the physical, chemical and biological variables of Australia's oceans.
Redmap Interactive website where the Australian community can spot and map unusual marine species.
Victorian Biodiversity Atlas Species distribution information for fauna and flora - over six million records, managed by the Victorian Department of Environment and Primary Industries
The aim of a World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) is to provide an authoritative and comprehensive list of names of marine organisms, including information on synonymy. While highest priority goes to valid names, other names in use are included so that this register can serve as a guide to interpret taxonomic literature.
[ To cite: WoRMS Editorial Board (2015). World Register of Marine Species. Available from http://www.marinespecies.org at VLIZ. Accessed yyyy-mm-dd ]
Coasts & Oceans NIWA, NZ National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research NIWA aims to provide the knowledge needed for the sound environmental management of our marine resources
MDFRC Bug Guide - Murray Darling Freshwater Research Centre
An identification guide, with keys, to Australian freshwater invertebrates.
Aquatic invaders identification Guide. A resource of the Government of Western Australian Aquatic biosecurity program