SpongeBob

SpongeBob Most South Australian’s experience with crabs involves eating them or catching them and usually if they are local they are our blue swimmer species. As divers we do see blue swimmer crabs in Saint Vincent’s Gulf but most crabs we see around jetties and reefs are way more interesting. We have spider crabs and […]

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Veronica

Another first for me. Finally after years of diving I have finally found Veronica. I called her Veronica as it is an anagram of Verconia verconis, her real name. She has no common name as is the case with most of our beautifully weird and wonderful sea critters. Unless they are commercially significant or in […]

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Mollusc City

This is where all the mollusc action is happening! A top shell (Phasianella australis), closely followed by a small whelk is about to summit the razorfish (Pinna bicolor) while the small abalone and tube shells have made a permanent home there. Not to miss out a few sponges, algae and barnacles have also joined the […]

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