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Mar 30

March 30, 1997

Southern Right Whale - SA Whale Centre - May 2014

Great Australian Bight Marine Park Management Plan

The Department of Environment & Natural Resources recently sent a copy of a draft of the Great Australian Bight Marine Park (GABMP) Management Plan to the Scuba Divers Federation of SA. The SDFSA asked our Secretary (& SDF Rep), Steve Reynolds to report details of the plan. It is in a draft form to allow the public to comment on... Read more

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Mar 30

March 30, 1997

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Marine & Estuarine Strategy

The SA Government is developing a Marine & Estuarine Strategy for our state. A workshop to develop a framework for the strategy was held earlier this month. Christine Charles is the Chair of the Strategy Steering Committee. She says that our marine & estuarine environments represent an important source of economic wealth & recreational amenity to SA. They also show... Read more

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Mar 1

March 1, 1997

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Fish species seen on Dredge and Barge wrecks off Glenelg (1988-1996)

Below is a list of fish species sighted by Society member David Muirhead on the Dredge and Barge wrecks off of Glenelg between 1988 and 1996. COMMON NAME FAMILY GENUS SPECIES Boarfish, Brown-spotted Pentacerotidae Paristiopterus gallipavo Boarfish, Long-snouted Pentacerotidae Pentaceropsis recurvirostris Bullseye, Common Pempheridae Liopempheris multiradiata Catfish, Estuary Plotosidae Cnidoglanis macrocephalus Coral Fish Chaetodontidae Chelmonops truncatus Cowfish, Shaw’s Ostraciidae Aracana... Read more

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