The Old Glenelg Jetty Aquarium

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The old Glenelg jetty aquarium by Steve Reynolds According to the web page found at https://southaustralia.com/products/adelaide/attraction/glenelg-jetty, an aquarium was built on the first Glenelg jetty in 1929, showcasing fish, sea lions and sharks. The Glenelg jetty aquarium in 1936 (Taken from The Advertiser’s “Moments in time – SA at play” […]

Adelaide’s Marineland Dolphins

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Adelaide’s Marineland Dolphins by Steve Reynolds Adelaide had a marine park called Marineland between 1969 and 1988. It was located at West Beach. The park closed in 1988 “amid mounting opposition to keeping animals for public entertainment”. I had probably visited the park a couple of times over the 19 […]

The Observed Behaviour of a Mating Pair of Krefft’s Frillgoby in an Aquarium

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The Observed Behaviour of a Mating Pair of Krefft’s Frillgoby in an Aquarium by Steve Reynolds (as told to him by Dion Clarke) Dion Clarke‎ recently posted this photo on the SA Natureteers Facebook page: – It was accompanied by the comments: – “Yesterday, we noticed an orange fish in […]

Southern Bluefin Tuna (Carl Charter)

Dan Monceaux’s submission to the Development Assessment Commission regarding Oceanic Victor’s marine aquarium proposal

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To the Secretary, members of the Development Assessment Commission and any interested parties, Please accept my personal submission in response to development number 010/V030/15 – a proposal for the development of an “in sea marine aquarium in Encounter Bay” made by Oceanic Victor Pty Ltd. I am providing this submission […]

Southern Bluefin Tuna (Carl Charter)

Dan Monceaux’s submission in response to Oceanic Victor proposal

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DISCLAIMER: The views expressed below are the personal views of the author. To PIRSA Aquaculture, Please find attached my submission in response to Oceanic Victor‘s pilot lease application to establish a sea cage aquaculture tourism operation near Granite Island in Encounter Bay, South Australia. I am linking a number of additional files […]

Weedy Seadragon MLSSA

Second Valley MLSSA Club Dive, 20th April, 1997

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The destination for the monthly MLSSA club dive was Second Valley. Unfortunately, only Jonathon and I could go for a dive on this particular day (20th April), but it turned out to be a rewarding dive in very nice weather. Jonathon had heard that the diving out from the north […]

Caulerpa brownii

Growing Macro Algae in the Aquarium and the Problem of Phosphorous

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Nobody in MLSSA to the best of my knowledge has grown macro algae in an aquarium virtually from scratch. What usually happens is that large amounts are collected, placed in the aquarium where they slowly decay, possibly after a period of some growth, with the tips going white. This does […]