Text Sunfish seekers

TLF ID M016360

This ABC In Depth feature article is an interesting and lengthy account of this highly unusual fish and the reason it is threatened, despite its enormous reproductive capacity. Issues with difficulty in tracking these animals and the need for further research are explained.




Educational details

Educational value
  • This fairly lengthy resource addresses the Australian Curriculum literacy capability and Science as a Human Endeavour as well as Science understanding of biological sciences for year 7 science students. Students reading this article will learn about the adaptations, classification and behaviour of the strange and massive sunfish.
Year level

9; 10

Learning area
  • Science

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: ABC - Scribbly Gum
  • Organization: ABC - Scribbly Gum
  • Description: author
  • Name: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Organization: State of NSW, Department of Education
  • Description: Data contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Publisher
  • Name: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Organization: Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • Description: Publisher
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Text
Rights
  • © 2013 Australian Broadcasting Corporation.