Benthic Bliss

Some South Australian scuba divers love doing it on the bottom! That’s where all the benthic action happens and is a treasure trove of sights and wonders most missed by pelagic divers. Here on the bottom amid the sponges and ascidians a world of macro activity is constantly taking place. In this image a grazing […]

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Astroboa ernae

Of all the strange creatures that keep their own secret lives in the waters of Southern Australia, Erskin’s Basket Star is up there in the realm of ‘oh wow’! As a starfish, and more specifically, a ‘brittle star’ they resemble some weird brain-like structure. About the size of a pair of clenched fists they hide […]

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