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New!   Birds of Taroona:

Photographs by Mick Brown and paper by Mick Brown and Peter Vaughan


Dracophylla's Botanical and wildlife Photography


Taroona Environment Network pages:

Flora and Fauna   

Native Plants

Threatened Species

Worst Weeds around Taroona


Marine Biology

It is said that the word Taroona is the local Aboriginal word for the chiton, a marine mollusc found on rocks in the inter-tidal and shallow sub-tidal regions of our beaches.

Local ecology articles from local Simon Grove:

*Nature through the looking glass

*Jimbles in the Derwent

Ocean Planet has made a short film about Tasmania's unique marine life. This film features parts of the Derwent estuary at Taroona.