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Ornate Facelinid Austraeolis ornata

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marinejanine

Date

August 7, 2014 10:58 AM ACST

Description

Juvenile.

Found by J. Baker in a Sargassum sample collected under permit at 10m deep, from eastern Gulf St Vincent, off Wirrina.

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davidsando

Date

April 9, 2021 01:06 PM ACST

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davidsando

Date

April 9, 2021 12:37 PM ACST

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Crested Pipefish Histiogamphelus briggsii

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davemmdave

Date

January 3, 2016 02:42 PM ACDT

Description

Adult is the obvious subject.[And I wonder if there may be a very small juvenile, poorly seen in foreground,below adult subject and slightly to L of mid image (weed makes it even harder to decide),however it is just as likely to be artefact from detrital grass. But I mention such things,don't I ?!?)]
Dive from shore @ 'hotspot' near jetty.

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Saori's Sea Star Nectria saoria

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davemmdave

Date

February 22, 2009 09:04 PM ACDT

Description

On scuba dive, depth ~10m

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Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

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w_martin

Date

April 3, 2021 01:19 PM AEDT

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Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

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w_martin

Date

April 3, 2021 01:22 PM AEDT

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Brown Algae Class Phaeophyceae

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w_martin

Date

April 3, 2021 01:23 PM AEDT

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davemmdave

Date

April 8, 2021 01:47 PM ACST

Description

Showing clearly the striking zigzag appearance of the main axes of this common canopy brown algae.

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dsm

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Common Grass Blue Zizina labradus

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davidsando

Date

April 11, 2021 02:01 PM ACST

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Dog Vomit Slime Mold Fuligo septica

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debsa59

Date

March 19, 2021 09:43 AM ACDT

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Greater Crested Tern Thalasseus bergii

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debsa59

Date

March 19, 2021 12:38 PM ACDT

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Giant Kelp Macrocystis pyrifera

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debsa59

Date

March 21, 2021 01:42 PM ACDT

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Singing Honeyeater Gavicalis virescens

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debsa59

Date

March 20, 2021 04:06 PM ACDT

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Maerl Lithothamnion corallioides

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davemmdave

Date

July 4, 2020 01:25 PM ACST

Description

SUBJECT for ID is the calcareous algae coating top of the sponge.

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marinejanine

Date

March 16, 2016 07:18 PM ACDT

Description

Unusual colour form (pink and khaki). Sea spider was 1cm across when legs were not contracted.

1m deep, at low tide. Found in sample of mixed brown and red algae, collected under permit.

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Margin-winged Stick Insect Ctenomorpha marginipennis

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furry12

Date

October 15, 2020 09:59 PM ACDT

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mtank

Date

April 2, 2021 02:55 PM ACDT

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Boring Sponges Family Clionaidae

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mtank

Date

April 2, 2021 02:41 PM ACDT

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Western Cleaner Clingfish Cochleoceps bicolor

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davemmdave

Date

March 29, 2021 11:32 AM ACDT

Description

IMAGE 1: Subject is @ centre of frame and is on the flank of one of the adult Rough Bullseyes in this little huddle of fish beside a jetty pile about 2 metres above the bottom. The protruding grey sponge is the most likely station choice for a WCC in this scenario.

IMAGE 2:The silvery fish with yellow tail is the juvenile Silver Trevally featured in an earlier submission from this dive, but the Western Cleaner Clingfish remains on a Rough Bullseye.[Heavily cropped natural light image so zooming needed to see the blurry but definite side profile of the host WCC]. Although I didn't see any cleaning of the trevally by the WCC I have no doubt(with hindsight) from its behaviour that the trevally sought cleaning by this WCC or another WCC on the several nearby WCC stations.
WCCs are absolutely critical for the health of many inshore bony fishes.

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danimations

Date

June 2, 2019 12:45 AM ACST

Description

I don't this this is a Southern bobtail squid.

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Moonlighter Tilodon sexfasciatus

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davemmdave

Date

March 29, 2021 12:45 PM ACDT

Description

Adult with blind R eye from a fisher's hook .The rusting hook remains embedded in orbital base . The fish behaved quite normally, but its life expectancy would surely be reduced by (e.g.) greater predation risk.

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Small-kite Moth Autarotis milvellus

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ellurasanctuary

Date

March 25, 2021

Description

~6mm long, ~14mm wingspan
Small-kite Moth (Autarotis milvellus)

1st Known Live On-line Photo

Found on Don Herbison-Evans' @donhe thumbnail page:
http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/cram/milvellus.html

Previously known from Southern WA, Southern NSW & Qld. SA is between so a sensible range link.

In 2 Bold BINS, with the WA specimens separated from the Eastern States finds. Possibly sub-species that haven't been described.
http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?searchMenu=taxonomy&query=+Autarotis+milvellus+&taxon=+Autarotis+milvellus+

2nd https://inaturalist.ala.org.au/observations/72203629
3rd https://inaturalist.ala.org.au/observations/72203750

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Elongate Flounder Ammotretis elongatus

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scubawayne

Date

March 2, 2019 09:05 AM ACDT

Description

hiding on sandy bottom, 14m depth

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Goblinfish Glyptauchen panduratus

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scubawayne

Date

May 19, 2017 07:28 PM ACST

Description

so weird

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Southern Sea Mouse Aphrodita australis

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scubawayne

Date

December 17, 2019 08:37 PM ACDT

Description

crawling along the bottom at LOW speed

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Beaked Salmon Gonorynchus greyi

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scubawayne

Date

December 17, 2019 08:23 PM ACDT

Description

I rarely see these

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Yellow Choirboys Genus Pycnoclavella

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scubawayne

Date

December 30, 2020 11:03 AM ACDT

Description

Colonial ascidians

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Goblinfish Glyptauchen panduratus

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scubawayne

Date

January 24, 2021 08:37 PM ACDT

Description

night dive, freaking freaky fish

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Hydrozoans Class Hydrozoa

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scubawayne

Date

February 10, 2021 07:53 PM ACDT

Description

jelly fish at night mid water, Jimbles?

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scubawayne

Date

November 1, 2020 09:08 AM ACDT

Description

10m depth

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Adelaide Weedfish Heteroclinus adelaidae

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jimbobo

Date

January 12, 2010 04:01 PM HST

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Southern White-spot Octopus Callistoctopus bunurong

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jimbobo

Date

January 7, 2010 11:03 PM HST

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Hairy-legged Hermit Crab Paguristes sulcatus

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jimbobo

Date

December 31, 2010 07:13 PM HST

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Clown Doris Ceratosoma amoenum

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sascha_schulz

Date

December 31, 2018

Description

Beginning of dive 11PM, end 2AM

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Bluefin Leatherjacket Thamnaconus degeni

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scubawayne

Date

March 12, 2021 10:30 AM ACDT

Description

Swimming around some weed, 4m depth, 20oC

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steve_reynolds

Date

November 1, 2019 10:36 AM ACDT

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Bluespot Goby Pseudogobius olorum

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davemmdave

Date

June 5, 2019 10:23 PM ACST

Description

Collected under permit using handnet in lower Bungala River estuary. Specimen submitted to the S.A museum. Common in the lower estuary concerned.

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mtank

Date

March 17, 2021 02:27 PM ACDT

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mtank

Date

March 19, 2021 03:15 PM ACDT

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Variable Snake Blenny Ophiclinus ningulus

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davemmdave

Date

April 14, 2019 07:00 PM ACST

Description

Multiple pics of one individual watching me from lower aspect of a jetty pile.

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dsm

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mlssa

Date

January 1, 1990

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davemmdave

Date

May 2, 2006 09:07 PM ACST

Description

The subject is the small green-grey-blue shiny stalked algae at low centre. I think it is a young plant of Apjohnia laetevirens but I am not sure. Whatever algae it is, it was not rare but rather uncommon, during this ~14 daylong dedicated dive and snorkel trip to this remote offshore island group. When I did encounter it, it was usually in shallowest sub-tidal depths. I think this image was via snorkel in Groper Bay, Flinders Island, but I might have been doing a shallow shore based scuba dive, because we [NB: My buddy was top-order, in the form of Scoresby Shepherd. You betcha I'm boasting, loudly and proudly. What a privilege ! ] tended to alternate between scuba and snorkeling while sharing communal rental quarters just above the beach for that part of the trip.

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Mcneill's Coral Australaraea mcneilli

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davemmdave

Date

March 20, 2019 03:52 PM ACDT

Description

SMITH BAY dive from Arriba.

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Anemone Cone Conus anemone

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mlssa

Date

January 1, 1990

Description

???

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Azure Kingfisher Ceyx azureus

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reiner

Date

February 24, 2021 07:15 PM AEDT

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Zebrafish Girella zebra

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davemmdave

Date

March 2, 2021 04:08 PM ACDT

Description

First 5 images, in sequence, are of 2 juvenile Moonlighters cleaning several adult Zebrafish (which are in client pose in some images, until my approach disturbs the interaction).

NB: Last 5 images are those same sequential images, as CROPPED VERSIONS

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Sea Squirts Class Ascidiacea

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davemmdave

Date

November 5, 2010 07:38 PM ACDT

Description

Subject at centre. Irregularly lumpy quite extensive soft invertebrate colony on upper section of large rock's almost vertical overhang with heavy shade just beneath this level. Shallow subtidal snorkel at cliffs base,Carrickalinga. Shore entry via walking track from North Bay car park.(This is part of a Green Sanctuary Zone in the Carrickalinga Cliffs MPA since 2014.Personal observation: reef species and commercial scalefish numbers and sizes have rallied noticeably within the 4 years since this Green Zone was gazetted.I do not have photos of the example I'm about to give but it 'says it all' as far as I'm concerned: In January 2017 I watched a dive buddy from UK 'play with' a large male Bluethroat Wrasse for some minutes.This was during a boat dive midway between Myponga and Carrickalinga beaches i.e. in middle of the 'no take' Green Zone .He was enthralled by the size, colors and inquisitive antics of the wrasse which showed no fear and kept returning to check him out! I had never seen mature male Bluethroat Wrasse behave like that anywhere in my LGA (which includes all of Yankalilla Bay and Coweelunga Bay) before that.I had only seen such behaviour in this species when I was diving and snorkeling on remote offshore island reefs rarely visited by fishers and spearos.The obvious reason being the dominant males are first to take the hook or spear so the attrition rate is much higher for males than females. Being wrasses and being strongly site associated the one breeding male for each harem often enjoys a very short reproductively active life and seldom attains full size.The largest female transitions to assume male role then suffers same fate.I detail this for 3 reasons.#1:Green Zones do achieve great things and quickly.#2:We soon realize the 'big' male wrasses we'd been thinking were at or near the species' maximum length were actually quite small.And #3:Apply this scenario to SA's largest site-associated(territorial) bony fish of rock reefs , the iconic Western Blue Groper (a wrasse)and it becomes obvious that species needs state-wide full protection status urgently.I do not exaggerate in saying the health and balance of life both plant and animal on virtually all reefs in SA depends on the viability of our top order wrasses.(Apologies for preaching to the many converted on iNat but I like to think at least a few new participants might learn from we oldies where shifting baselines are concerned😑)

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davemmdave

Date

February 27, 1993

Description

[Another old slide scan,date very aproximate!] Subject is the striped sea louse on head of blenny.

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mtank

Date

February 16, 2021 03:29 PM ACDT

Description

The organism on the antenna of the sea centipede.

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mtank

Date

February 19, 2021 03:08 PM ACDT

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debaston

Date

March 6, 2020 10:56 AM AEST

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Smallfin Clingfish Parvicrepis parvipinnis

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debaston

Date

February 24, 2021

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davemmdave

Date

March 22, 2002

Description

I posted a similar pic of this animal months ago but had very inaccurate date then.This is correct date.I'll merge the obs asap.

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Coastal Wattle Acacia longifolia ssp. sophorae

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davemmdave

Date

February 21, 2021 03:41 PM ACDT

Description

No close photos but the 2nd photo incidentally includes a helicopter hovering low over the beach. SLSC event with many participants in and on the water so the presence of dolphins led to a precautionary fly-in to confirm absence of sharks.

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Harlequin Red Bug Dindymus versicolor

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davemmdave

Date

March 6, 2011 01:40 AM ACDT

Description

Lateral view of one of these seasonally very common predators.

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Western Long-spined Sea Urchin Centrostephanus tenuispinus

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danimations

Date

May 4, 2020 07:04 PM ACST

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davemmdave

Date

February 11, 2021 01:36 PM ACDT

Description

Very common here.

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sonja39

Date

January 7, 2021 06:06 PM ACDT

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Pied Cormorant Phalacrocorax varius

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davemmdave

Date

February 24, 1974

Description

VERY old slide scan images,taken (I think) with a Nikonos 2 using that camera's standard 35 mm lens and probably no strobe. I was doing a solo dive under the outer jetty,and when I saw this bird I was near the bottom just inshore of the T-junction.(There was only one jetty of course back then,and it was fully operational. However recreational diving was usually permitted on the many days -usually weekends-when no ships were docked or loading.And there was an excellent ,solid metal and wooden platform about half way below main jetty level and water level,with steps at each end, so fully kitted divers could easily enter and exit.The platform was on the shore-ward side of the ENE arm of the jetty's 'T-piece',and all the ships taking on the limestone ore always berthed on the deeper,dredged seaward side,so it was quite a safe and very convenient way to dive this jetty without needing a trailer boat.Long walk to get from car park to entry platform,mind you!) Anyway,I was there to take pics of fish and invertebrate marine life,but got lucky when this shag swam past me ,grabbed a small fish out of a school near the bottom-something like a juvenile Australian Herring,I think- near the bottom,and then swam back past me to the surface where it either ate it or took it to feed its babies.
[NB:date very approximate but is recorded in my dive logs and probably in MLSSA's Photo Index of SA marine life]

Insects

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Insects Class Insecta

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sarinozi

Date

January 27, 2021 11:08 AM ACDT

Description

lots of miner damage on these young mangroves

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davemmdave

Date

February 2, 2021 03:35 PM ACDT

Description

First 2 images are uncropped and cropped from one photo.
Last 2 images are uncropped and cropped from another photo taken from almost the same point (both uncropped images look inland from a knoll en route to Deep Creek Cove and include some of the Deep Creek riparian corridor as part of the scenery).
Seeking serenity?

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davemmdave

Date

February 2, 2021 03:58 PM ACDT

Description

Medium to large dense shrubs ,not uncommon at lower elevations along the track from Trig Campground to Deep Creek Cove.

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davemmdave

Date

November 27, 2004

Description

[Old slide scan,date very approximate,location accurate]
Dive was mainly under shore-ward end of jetty, but when I ventured a few metres westwards looking for interesting life-forms on and within the jumble of rusting structural beams, wooden pile stumps,and sundry other shallow subtidal junk near the jetty base I found some interesting worms. Apparently this chiton species is only found living in close association with this type of worm,and anyway the worms themselves were new to me.I took multiple pics of the quite tall,robust but rather jittery worms(which quickly retracted fully into the muddy silty soft bottom at first hint of any disturbance such as swirls and eddies generated by my fins).Only after succeeding in getting passable worm pics did I notice this chiton (and perhaps one other similar chiton on another such worm) which caught my eye because it was actually on the worm's casing and I saw the worm vanish(quickly retract as I got close) and slowly re-emerge ,several times,and the chiton was always in the same spot on the worm tube.

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Welcome Swallow Hirundo neoxena

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debsa59

Date

December 24, 2016 02:49 PM ACDT

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Red-capped Robin Petroica goodenovii

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debsa59

Date

April 12, 2014 05:21 PM ACST

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Cockatiel Nymphicus hollandicus

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debsa59

Date

April 21, 2014 12:16 PM ACST

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trekh

Date

April 14, 2019 04:01 PM ACST

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Common Ringtail Possum Pseudocheirus peregrinus

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rfoster

Date

January 26, 2021 03:25 PM ACDT

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Little Grassbird Poodytes gramineus

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rfoster

Date

January 25, 2021 06:18 PM ACDT

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Pink-eared Duck Malacorhynchus membranaceus

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rfoster

Date

January 25, 2021 04:32 PM ACDT

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Jockey's Cap Prostanthera striatiflora

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phalloides

Date

September 18, 2017 11:38 PM ACST

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Wild Parsnip Trachymene glaucifolia

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phalloides

Date

September 5, 2017 11:03 AM ACST

Description

Near Streitberg Ridge, via Mt Painter, on ridgetop.

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Common Weedfish Heteroclinus perspicillatus

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marinejanine

Date

January 19, 2021 02:16 PM ACDT

Description

Banded form of this species, which is variable in markings.

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Southern Reef Squid Sepioteuthis australis

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davemmdave

Date

December 5, 2015 12:51 PM ACDT

Description

4 pics from a MLSSA dive, 3 being of a few adult squid under or near the old jetty and the last being a view from new jetty downwards towards old jetty on walk back to car park area.

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Hoodwinker Mola Mola tecta

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rfoster

Date

January 10, 2021

Description

Photographs by Reid family - reproduced with permission

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Moonlighter Tilodon sexfasciatus

Observer

davemmdave

Date

January 19, 2021 04:56 PM ACDT

Description

Yet another small juvenile, adding to the considerable numbers in the littoral pools and channels and shallow sublittoral adjoining areas as the tide rises.
NB: Of course it is inevitable that one will see certain individuals repeatedly during a 1.5 - 2 hour snorkel within an area of only about 100 m by 200 m. However as numbers build one can often see 1-2 individuals in any direction one cares to look- forwards, behind, L+R - such that you know you're surrounded by ~ 5-8 very small juveniles at any time and at any particular site (although they tend to be sparser towards middle of large, pure grass meadows where rocks and sandy breaks are absent). So the odds are that each of my submissions of this species from this snorkel are different individuals.
Is this worth noting? Yes, because the juveniles are well known facultative aka part-time cleaner hosts for many other inshore fishes, thus must play a very important ecological health role in our more protected coastal waters.
Anecdotally I find their inshore biomass, even when viewed in context of sheer numbers alone, astonishing.
Ergo further research would seem a highly worthy goal, for the aspiring temperate marine biology student AND for the arch-typical( ?mythical or rare?!) eminent professors, who -please forgive my ignorance, for it is that ,not envy- can appear to we amateurs to be trapped in the rewarding but narrowly focused realm of aquaculture for top-end commercial scale-fish species.
(I could simply say this is one of my favorite Great Southern Reef fish taxa!)

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Yellow Choirboys Genus Pycnoclavella

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trekh

Date

March 20, 2019 10:45 AM ACDT

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davidsando

Date

January 15, 2021 09:07 AM ACDT

Description

fruiting after fire

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davidsando

Date

January 15, 2021 09:24 AM ACDT

Description

on sand under Eucalyptus incrassata and Hysterobaeckea behrii

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davidsando

Date

January 14, 2021 05:43 PM ACDT

Description

seed shed from fruit capsules

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Moonah Melaleuca lanceolata

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davemmdave

Date

July 4, 2020 02:26 PM ACST

Description

Planted specimen at rear fence line of the North Normanville Dunes .I planted it almost 4 decades ago,as early TFL tubestock i.e. provenance in that era would have been uncertain(certainly within S.A., probably 'Mount Lofty region', perhaps even narrowed down to southern Lofties or Fleurieu Peninsula but I am not sure).
Now flowering profusely unlike the many true local provenance wild stock in the vicinity (including many I planted grown from seed I collected locally from both the north dunes and the remnant dry sandy open woodland immediately north of Normanville township ).
Provenance aspect aside, its profuse current flowering may be explained more simply by the roots having access to moisture and nutrients in the overflow soakage trench ( rubble filled ,then covered with impervious black sheeting and a layer of sandy topsoil) , about 20 m long, that runs along the inside of the same fenceline . Part of the adjacent property's septic tank overflow pump and piping system ,,necessary because of the poor drainage on this site ,which is a natural shallow depression behind the dunes, overlying an aquifer of mildly brackish water.

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Dusky Whaler Carcharhinus obscurus

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discovery_centre

Date

October 23, 2020 03:33 PM ACDT

Description

Photographed washed up on Tennyson Beach, by Mike Barylak. Specimen damaged, with some diagnostic features missing.

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Cunningham's Skink Egernia cunninghami

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discovery_centre

Date

October 30, 2020 02:58 PM ACDT

Description

Skink found in an enclosed backyard, in a rapidly developing area of Adelaide. Local bushland rapidly being built on. Image supplied by Karen Dangerfield with permission to use.

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Noisy Miner Manorina melanocephala

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discovery_centre

Date

November 20, 2020 08:00 AM ACDT

Description

Family of Noisy Miners feeding two young. Moving between vegetation, ground and powerlines along 4th Creek.

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Eastern Rosella Platycercus eximius

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discovery_centre

Date

November 21, 2020 06:46 AM ACDT

Description

Adult Eastern Rosella coming down for a drink in 4th Creek, accompanied by a juvenile bird.

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Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus

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discovery_centre

Date

November 19, 2020 12:14 PM ACDT

Description

Kingfisher perched by dam.

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Chocolate Wattled Bat Chalinolobus morio

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discovery_centre

Date

November 25, 2020 01:34 PM ACDT

Description

The microbat was found dead at Walker Flat. There is a colony currently residing in the roof of the property, where it was found. A few weeks ago a Lesser Long-eared Bat was found dead, just outside the shack, while this one was found inside.

The owners are looking to humanely evict the bats, but have decided to wait for the breeding season to finish.

Please note: In Australia, all bats have the potential to carry diseases (e.g. Lyssa virus) which may affect humans. Infections occur when someone is bitten or scratched by an infected bat. Infections may also occur through fluid transfer to broken skin or mucous membranes (e.g. eyes, nose and mouth). If live or dead bats are found, it is recommended to avoided contact, unless the person has been appropriately vaccinated and trained. Best to seek help, if at all possible.

Photograph/record supplied by Lyndel Hatswell.

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Variable Anthelid Anthela varia

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discovery_centre

Date

November 17, 2020 11:34 AM ACDT

Description

Anthela varia Hairy Marys' Food plants Eucalyptus spp
Flight period Oct-April

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eschlogl

Date

March 17, 2001

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wamoz

Date

January 3, 2021 02:56 PM ACDT

Description

The pink flesh colour was unusual.

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wamoz

Date

January 4, 2021 02:23 PM ACDT

Description

One of about half-a-dozen Keyhole Limpets seen today.

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Red-tipped Urchin Heliocidaris tuberculata

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cj_roberts

Date

December 10, 2005 01:19 PM AEDT

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Creeping Groundsel Senecio angulatus

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predomalpha

Date

December 24, 2020 02:04 PM NZDT

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Scalyfin Parma victoriae

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davemmdave

Date

January 31, 2018 12:30 PM ACDT

Description

A juvenile, but already busily clearing algae etc. from a flat area of calcrete reef at edge of an overhang. Practising the behaviour of adults as they prepare bare areas upon which to deposit eggs.

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Cobbler Wobbegong Sutorectus tentaculatus

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steve_reynolds

Date

June 25, 2019 06:51 PM ACST

Description

Juvenile

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steve_reynolds

Date

January 25, 2019 11:43 AM ACDT

Description

Found twice in 4 years at edge of sand at bottom of rocky bank ~8m

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Prickly Guinea-Flower Hibbertia exutiacies

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davemmdave

Date

May 10, 2019 01:19 PM ACST

Description

Second Valley Forest. Uncommon in the understory.

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rfoster

Date

October 5, 2017 12:15 PM ACDT

Description

calyces are hairy