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By becoming a Friend of Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary (FERMS) you are supporting our local community group in celebrating, monitoring, sharing and protecting our local Marine Sanctuary.

Upcoming Events

Melbourne Cup Weekend - Marine Rockpool Ramble: 10am Sunday 3 November

Join us for a great fun Marine Rockpool Ramble at Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary this Melbourne Cup Weekend. Discover some of the amazing species that call our marine park home. All ages most welcome. Leader: Sharon Blum-Caon Meeting…

Great Victorian Fish Count - Scheduled 11am Wednesday November 20, 2019

Join in the fun, have an adventure, spot and record some amazing fish and score a cool 'Fish Count' t.shirt! Scheduled for 11am Wednesday November 20, 2019. This activity is weather dependent and requires a competent swimming ability. BYO…

Reading the Rocks of the Great Ocean Road Event -
7.30pm October 5

Join us for a fascinating evening as Philomena Manifold explores our extraordinary coastline with a powerpoint presentation and talk based on her bestselling geology book, ‘Written in Stone’.

Marine Mondays

Welcome to Marine Mondays.

Amazing Bull Kelp (Durvillaea potatorum)

Anyone looking forward to summer and cooling off with ice cream🍦 may look to algae with thanks 😉 The thick brown, flexible and strong algae we 🏊🏼‍♀️ & 🏄🏼‍♀️ with, the Bull Kelp (Durvillaea potatorum),…

Callorhinchus milli - the extraordinary Elephant Shark

Part fish and part shark, the Callorhinchus milli is unique, being a Chimaera. The Elephant Shark/Fish/Ghost Fish has a skeleton of cartilage like sharks and rays, they have only one gill opening, are minus denticles, and their teeth are…


Adding to the trend of “going nude” at the beach, is one of my favourite creatures, the Nudibranch. As per those at the Whites Beach and the Pt Addis area, “Nudi’s” come in all shapes and sizes; with some being microscopic, far…

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We are about protecting and preserving the indigenous flora & fauna and natural features of Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary. We aim to increase understanding about the role and values of the Sanctuary, fostering community involvement and enjoyment through in field- experiences and knowledge sharing…

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