Waratah anemones, Port Noarlunga, South Australia - Dan Monceaux

New art exhibition celebrates the marine life of Port Noarlunga, South Australia

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River to Reef is an exhibition of new marine-themed artworks by South Australian artists, documentary filmmakers and amateur naturalists, Dan and Emma Monceaux. Presented by Onkaparinga Arts, the ambitious show includes fifty-five new works and can be viewed online, or in-person at the Arts Centre, Port Noarlunga, South Australia. The […]

Elysia expansa, Fletcher's Dock 2018

The Port River – over 100 marine and coastal species and counting

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I was first inspired to pay more attention to this often overlooked ecosystem by the discovery of the upside-down jellyfish, Cassiopea sp. there in 2016 by MLSSA president and area resident, Steve Reynolds. My personal explorations soon followed, beginning at Garden Island. There, a snorkeller can easily step into the […]

Ceratosoma brevicaudatum - Brighton Jetty, SA - Dan Monceaux

Call for Entries: Underwater South Australia photography exhibition

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Nature photographer and Marine Life Society of SA member Dan Monceaux and his equally creative wife Emma (Force of Nature) are seeking submissions of existing photographic works to showcase underwater South Australia. Submissions will be considered for a forthcoming group exhibition intended to celebrate the state’s spectacular marine and aquatic […]

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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 […]

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Seeking artworks for ‘Sand, Sea & Obscenity’ art exhibition

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You are invited to participate in the third Save Our Gulfs Coalition (SOGC) Art Exhibition, which will be co-presented by the Marine Life Society of South Australia for the first time in 2014. The exhibition will launch at The Arts Centre, Pt Noarlunga (old Institute Building, Gawler St, Port Noarlunga) […]

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Opportunity for SA’s whale watchers and underwater photographers

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Winter is an exciting time in South Australia’s inshore waters, and this winter the avid marine life photographer can chase a reward even greater than the satisfaction of capturing a beautiful image of a rare, endemic or iconic species. Not only do the Giant Australian Cuttlefish gather en masse near […]

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Cuttle Scuttle game development continues

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MLSSA corporate member Danimations began development of a retro arcade game called Cuttle Scuttle late last year, with the assistance of students from the University of South Australia. Since then, the game has progressed in leaps and bounds, with development now in the capable hands of Adam Jenkins. The last prototype was […]

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“The Dragon Lives” art exhibition opening

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David Muirhead attended the opening of “The Dragon Lives”, the seadragon art exhibition at Semaphore. He was thrilled to be presented with a certificate of appreciation for his support of Dragon Search. He also received a full colour Syngnathid poster. Noeleen and I visited the seadragon art exhibition on its […]