There has never been a better time than now to become a member of the Marine Life Society of South Australia!

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JOIN THE MARINE LIFE SOCIETY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA NOW! There has never been a better time than now to become a member of the Marine Life Society of South Australia! Although our financial year starts on 1st April 2022, anyone who becomes a new MLSSA member before then will remain […]

Aldinga Rd lead merchant, Willunga

What to do with old fishing gear found while snorkeling or diving?

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Divers and snorkelers often come across discarded or entangled fishing gear underwater. Unsurprisingly, the problem is most pronounced around rocky points or jetty structures where people regularly fish. Responsible divers do the right thing, and where practical, cut loose and bring ashore any gear they encounter… though one must be […]

Magpie Morwong

Testing a Shark Shield while snorkeling at Marino

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Having used a scuba-model Shark Shield for many years, I recently had the privilege of testing the new snorkeling version which Mike Wescombe-Down of the Coastal Waters Dive Club kindly loaned me in readiness for the West Coast Blue Groper Survey (See next Newsletter?). I never actually used it on […]