Beached Sargassum

Far away from the legendary Sargasso Sea this solitary clump of sargassum weed washes back and forth in the gentle surf of Henley Beach. Unlike the huge floating rafts of the Atlantic Ocean, this form of sargassum lives a benthic life attached to the rocky reef off our local coast. On any dive here ‘bubble […]

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Contemplating the Sunshine

Leafy Seadragons are beautiful creatures to gaze upon but not always easy to find. As divers we swim around looking down at the sand, down at the seagrass, down at the sponges and sea-stars and other benthic critters. This is not the best strategy for seeing a dragon where their intricate leafy body structure blends […]

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