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Apr 30

April 30, 2014

Giant Australian Cuttlefish

Report Sightings of Giant Australian Cuttlefish in SA Waters

Giant Australian Cuttlefish occur right across southern Australia, but one of the most interesting aspects of their biology is that they aggregate to breed near Point Lowly in northern Spencer Gulf in South Australia. This is the only known breeding aggregation of Giant Cuttlefish in the world, but in recent years the numbers on this breeding aggregation have declined and... Read more

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Apr 30

April 30, 2014

Grey Nurse at Fish Rock Cave NSW Richard Ling 2005

Grey Nurse Sharks (Carcharias taurus)

I have been busy doing an online course through Duke University. I was doing an 8-week course entitled “Marine Megafauna: An Introduction to Marine Science and Conservation”. At least two other people that have been associated with our Society also did the same course with me. It should be all over by the time that you read this newsletter. I have... Read more

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