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Jul 30

July 30, 1997

Spectacled Porpoise

Spectacled Porpoise (Phoecoena dioptrica) at Horseshoe Bay, Port Elliot

SA Whale Centre News On the evening of Sunday 24th March, the SA Whale Centre received a phone call reporting a dolphin trying to strand itself at Horseshoe Bay, Port Elliot. Les Mc Diarmid and NPWS Ranger John Bracken attended and realised it was actually a small unidentified toothed whale. Les and John monitored the whales activities, watching as it... Read more

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Jul 30

July 30, 1997

Silver Dory

Dory Diary

Whilst diving with Paul and Leona Fitzgerald on the Noarlunga Tyre Reef on 30/1/97 I chanced upon a very distinctively shaped fish lurking close to a tyre pyramid. Though I cannot recall ever sighting one during my years of diving in SA waters, I was quite sure this was a Dory. I hoped that it would oblige me by either... Read more

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