Electric Squid

Our Rapid Bay night dive was meant to be about little critters, especially nudibranchs smaller than half my little finder but when this Southern Calamari (Sepioteuthis australis) came into my view I was suitably distracted. In fact I was so distracted in the strong current that I had drifted 70m or more from the jetty […]

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Pyjama Love

This is the kind of image I could show my mother and she’d be none the wiser as to what she was looking at. If she really knew what was going on here she’d probably blush and respond with a ‘that’s nice dear’. These Lined Dumpling Squid ,also know as Pyjama Squid (Sepioloidea lineolata), are […]

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Squiddy

Southern Calamari, squid or Sepioteuthis australis (if you want to get technical) are wonderful to watch at night when they are out hunting. This juvenile under Edithburgh Jetty shows the incredible colouration created by the chromatophores in their skin. They also remind me of the sentinels in ‘The Matrix’, affectionately know as the squiddies! Photo: […]

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Baby’s Gone a Hunting

I’ve said before that Port Noarlunga is underrated as an amazing diving location and last night’s dive proved again the beauty here. We got in the water around 11pm but with the 40 degC hot days we have been having it was just like jumping into a warm bath. Feeling pretty relaxed and pretty lazy […]

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