Marine life protection

Protecting and preserving plant and animal life in the oceans and seas.

Apply for a Community Stewardship Grant

Community Stewardship Grants are available annually to support community-based projects that serve to protect and restore the local environment, enabling local community groups to undertake stewardship of natural resources in their local area.

Apply to translocate fish

Translocation approval is required for the movement of live non-endemic fish into, and within, Western Australia.

Marine parks and reserves

Marine parks and reserves help to conserve marine biodiversity and provide special places for people to enjoy, appreciate and learn about Western Australia's spectacular marine life.

Marine wildlife response

Officers from the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) respond to whale or dolphin strandings.