Lock-down Story No.2 – My Oyster-filming Dive in the Marina

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This was actually going to be my first lock-down story before I got carried away with the story about how my nose surgery affected my diving. (These ‘Lock-down’ stories aren’t to be taken too seriously.) In June 2017, I was asked to make a photographic dive in the Cruising Yacht […]

ROD-LESS ANGLERFISH FROM EDITHBURGH CONFIRMED AS BEING A NEW SPECIES

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Congratulations to downunderpix’s Paul Macdonald & Elizabeth Solich on having the little rod-less anglerfish that they have been finding at Edithburgh confirmed as being a new species that has been given the name Narungga Frogfish, Histiophryne narungga. It was previously thought to have been the cryptic or rodless anglerfish, Histiophryne […]

The sinking of the PS Renmark (and the recovery of some of its artefacts)

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The PS Renmark burned at Goolwa on 2nd February 1951, shortly after being refitted as a tourist steamer (according to “Redgum & Paddlewheelers” by Peter J Phillips). Here is a picture from the State Library of South Australia when the PS Renmark was a showboat: – State Library of South […]