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‘Sand, Sea & Obscenity’ art exhibition shines light on local marine conservation issues

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A new exhibition of South Australian marine conservation themed artworks will be officially opened in Port Noarlunga on Thursday night, November 27. The show is organised by two local not-for-profit organisations: Save Our Gulfs Coalition and the Marine Life Society of South Australia. It is being held at The Arts […]

Glycera polycheate worm - Hans Hillewaert

The Blood Worm, Glycera americana

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Long-term MLSSA member Brian Brock says that he has been interested in Palolo worms since his early student days at the University of Adelaide. According to Britannica , Palolo worms are segmented marine worms of the families Eunicidae and Nereidae (class Polychaeta, phylum Annelida). Their breeding behaviour is unique. During the breeding season, at the […]

Common Sawshark & Green Sawfish sightings off Glenelg

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Sawfish and sawsharks are very rarely sighted by divers in South Australian waters. Diver Alex Suslin had an exciting encounter with a Common Sawshark, Pristiophorus cirratus at the Glenelg Dredge about 9am on 13th November 2014. He described the event as the first sighting of one he’d made in almost 20 years of diving. Alex […]

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Harlequin Fish in peril in SA, still targeted

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To the editor of The Sunday Mail, I note with dismay the anachronistic discrepancy of two items printed on page 69 in the Sunday Mail today (October 19, 2014). The first item, ‘Fishing Hot Spots with Jon Huie’ shows a trophy shot of a rare Harlequin Fish caught off Cape Jervis by an […]