Giant Australian Cuttlefish, Point Lowly - Paul Macdonald

Update On Giant Australian Cuttlefish Protection 1998

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In my “News in Brief” report in our May 1998 Newsletter I stated that the Whyalla Sports Diving Club was trying to protect cuttlefish breeding grounds. A report in The Advertiser later reported a group of people taking more than 230kg of cuttlefish from a closed area near Point Lowly. […]

Alan Paskett - Sepia apama, Black Point, 3-4m June 2014

Cuttlefish closure and new recreational fishing regulations 1998

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The following notice was recently received from PIRSA (Primary Industries and Resources SA) dated 22nd May 1998: “The Government, on advice from the Minister for Primary Industries, Natural Resources and Regional Development, has reviewed the management arrangements introduced for the cuttlefish fishery on 25th February 1998. Recreational bag/boat limits have now been […]

European fan worm

Sabellid Worm Discovered at Port Noarlunga

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Mary Anne Stacy of the Port Noarlunga Aquatics Centre recently discovered an unusual fan worm on a pylon of the Port Noarlunga Jetty. Suspecting it to be a Sabella worm (a species introduced from European waters in ships’ ballast) Mary Anne organised for it to be identified. Her fears proved […]