Weedy Seadragon MLSSA

State Government to protect seadragons & sea horses

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The Rann Government has moved to deliver greater protection for sea horses, pipefish and weedy seadragons in South Australian waters by declaring them protected species, like the leafy seadragon. Agriculture, Food and Fisheries Minister, Rory McEwen said today the decision reflected a commitment by the Premier at a Community Cabinet […]

Weedy Seadragon MLSSA

Weedy Seadragon protection interests SA Premier Mike Rann

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On Tuesday 6th of September, Margaret and I attended an afternoon tea at the Walkerville Bowls Club to meet the Premier and some of his Ministers for an informal community discussion. I went with two items for discussion, the Rapid Bay jetty situation and the lack of protection for the Weedy […]

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 […]

Seahorses

Seahorse Sightings at Brown’s Beach, Yorke Peninsula

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MLSSA member Ron Bellchambers recently told us about sighting 18 White’s Seahorses during a dive at Brown’s Beach, Innes National Park, Yorke Peninsula. Ron and his family were diving behind the reef at Brown’s Beach on February 23rd. There they counted 18 White’s Seahorses floating on broken ‘sea branches’. Locals […]

Leafy Sea Dragon

“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 […]

Leafy Sea Dragon

Dragon Search & Leafy Sea Dragon protection

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Steve tabled a Certificate of Appreciation from Dragon Search at our March meeting. It was awarded to him for his support of Dragon Search during 1996. Steve was also applauded by members at the meeting for receiving the certificate. In January Philip Hall tabled a letter to be sent to […]