Marine Studies

Marine studies is an elective course at Maclean High School. It is available in Stage 5 (Years 9 and 10) as Marine and Aquaculture Technology and in Stage 6 as Marine Studies.

 

The school has a 25m x 12m Marine Studies shed that houses a 6000lt Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) and a large assortment of aquariums. 

   Marine Studies RAS     Marine Shed aquariums

   Yr12 Aquaculture      Jade Perch      Barramundi fingerlings

 

 

 

 

Students also have the opportunity to participate in marine ecology field trips to the Clarence River Estuary, Aquaculture farms in Grafton and Palmers Island as well as snorkeling in Yamba.

 

Snorkeling at Yamba   Kayaking

 

Fishing  Estuarine studies