This gallery highlights some the scenery of Torres Strait. Much of the photos are taken from helicopter.
Warraber (Sue) Island is a beautiful island in the central Torres Strait
Aerial view of the community settlement at Warraber Island in the central Torres Strait.
Madracis kirbyi is a classed as 'rare', despite the fact that is is found over a wide geographic area. This colony was found near the deep logger site at Warraber (Sue) Island.
Woiz Reef was chosen as a long-term temperature monitoring site over other reefs in the south-central Torres Strait because the reef slope is within easy swimming distance from the cay.
Aerial view of Woiz Reef in the central Torres Strait
Woiz Reef is one of our long-term temperature monitoriong sites and has a small coral cay on it. It is also a popular anchorage with trawlers an general fishing boats.
A beautiful day on Woiz Reef in the central Torres Strait.
Woiz Reef is a popular anchorage for trawlers and general fishing vessels
Giant clams are common on the reef flat at Woiz Reef in the central Torres Strait.
Chopper pilot Aaron Knight and TSRA Project Manager (Sea), Frank Loban, at Woiz Reef as part of a temperature logger deployment mission.
Pilot Aaron Knight and Ray Berkelmans on a small sand cay at Woiz Reef. Access to remote sites in the Torres Strait is best done by helicopter
Temperature logger on the reef flat at Woiz Reef in the central Torres Strait.
Temperature logger on the reef slope at Woiz Reef in the central Torres Strait.
Aerial view of Zuizin Reef (Halfway Island) in the central Torres Strait.