Red Light District

It was a churning, swirly night dive under Port Noarlunga Jetty. The seas were breaking over the reef creating confusing eddies. Even my compass seemed to have a mind of its own. The white light from our torches turned the undersea world into a milky haze like swimming through swirling fog. Pretty soon it became […]

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Face 2 Face

Just imagine being two inches tall, opening your eyes, turning on your torch and coming face to face with … Assuming you are still with me you’d quickly become entranced by those amazing blue-green opalesque eyes and what at first seemed ugly becomes beautiful. You can spot a gurnard perch from quite a distance at […]

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Photogenic

Always willing to pose for an image is Edithburgh’s Gurnard Pearch. When nothing else seems to want to stay in the frame; when the hunt for a prettier subject is failing; when the surge is making midwater images impossible; there is always a gurnard perch, or three sitting on the sand patiently waiting for their […]

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