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Southern Garfish Hyporhamphus melanochir

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Date

January 15, 2019 12:17 AM ACDT

Description

Close to water's surface.

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Black Bream Acanthopagrus butcheri

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Date

January 15, 2019 12:17 AM ACDT

Description

Many. Sitting close to bottom.

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Christmas Tree Hydroid Pennaria disticha

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January 15, 2019 12:20 AM ACDT

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Sea Anemones Order Actiniaria

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Date

January 15, 2019 12:22 AM ACDT

Description

Oral disc was 1-2 cm wide. I haven't noticed this species in SA inshore waters previously.

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Date

January 15, 2019 12:24 AM ACDT

Description

Solitary. Growing on jetty pile.

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Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

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January 15, 2019 12:26 AM ACDT

Description

Growing on jetty pile.

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Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

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Date

January 15, 2019 12:26 AM ACDT

Description

Or red algae?

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Overgrowing Tunicates Family Didemnidae

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Date

January 15, 2019 12:26 AM ACDT

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Sea Lettuces Genus Ulva

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Date

January 15, 2019 12:26 AM ACDT

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Decapods Order Decapoda

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Date

January 15, 2019 12:28 AM ACDT

Description

Small shrimp, darting around a jetty pile. Bad photos owing to fast moving subject and use of video light.

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Sea Squirts Class Ascidiacea

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Date

January 15, 2019 12:28 AM ACDT

Description

Dense colony of solitary ascidians growing on jetty pile. Heavily fouled, but cleared recently compared to prior obs, presumably by storm surges.

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Red Algae Phylum Rhodophyta

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Date

January 15, 2019 12:29 AM ACDT

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Date

January 15, 2019 12:30 AM ACDT

Description

Growing on jetty pile.

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Old World Silversides Family Atherinidae

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Date

January 15, 2019 12:34 AM ACDT

Description

These little blue fishes are common in Onkaparinga and Port Adelaide Rivers at night.

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Widebody Pipefish Stigmatopora nigra

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Date

January 15, 2019 12:35 AM ACDT

Description

Pair observed on high tide, actively foraging, but discrete and difficult to spot. I'm unsure if the narrower of the two is a juvenile or a male/female (if there's a size difference between genders).

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Mediterranean Fanworm Sabella spallanzanii

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Date

January 15, 2019 04:48 PM ACDT

Description

This was an unusually dense cluster of fanworms.

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January 15, 2019 04:50 PM ACDT

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Common Razor Clam Pinna bicolor

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Date

January 15, 2019 04:51 PM ACDT

Description

Many individuals sighted, sparsely distributed. Juveniles specimens photographed and submitted as separate record.

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January 15, 2019 04:52 PM ACDT

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Sea Squirts Class Ascidiacea

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Date

January 15, 2019 04:52 PM ACDT

Description

Have observed this species growing on Caulerpa racemosa previously.

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Oysters and Allies Order Ostreida

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Date

January 15, 2019 04:54 PM ACDT

Description

Subject is row of small oysters running from top to bottom of frame, slightly to right of centre of image.

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Brown Bryozoan Bugula neritina

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Date

January 15, 2019 05:00 PM ACDT

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Hedgpeth's Dorid Polycera hedgpethi

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Date

January 15, 2019 05:08 PM ACDT

Description

Four individuals sighted. Most/all were associated with the bryozoan Bugula neritina. All were within a circle of about 5m diameter, and in water 1-1.5m deep.

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Bryozoans Phylum Bryozoa

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Date

January 15, 2019 05:19 PM ACDT

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Common Razor Clam Pinna bicolor

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Date

January 15, 2019 05:20 PM ACDT

Description

Several young razorfish sighted.

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Southern Longfin Goby Favonigobius lateralis

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Date

January 15, 2019 05:21 PM ACDT

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Brown Bubble Shell Bulla quoyii

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Date

January 15, 2019 05:23 PM ACDT

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Eelgrasses Genus Zostera

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Date

January 15, 2019 05:25 PM ACDT

Description

Mostly healthy beds, interspersed with sandy bottom.

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Oysters and Allies Order Ostreida

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Date

January 15, 2019 05:26 PM ACDT

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Sand Cockle Katelysia scalarina

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January 15, 2019 05:27 PM ACDT

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Grey Mangrove Avicennia marina

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Date

January 15, 2019 05:27 PM ACDT

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Date

January 15, 2019 05:30 PM ACDT

Description

Abundant in this area. The first photo shows an unusually dense cluster of them. Usually they are more sparsely distributed.

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January 15, 2019 05:31 PM ACDT

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January 15, 2019 05:32 PM ACDT

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Pleated Sea Squirt Styela plicata

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Date

January 15, 2019 05:35 PM ACDT

Description

A few individuals only, growing on Pinna bicolor shells.

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Tiny Hermit Crab Micropagurus acantholepis

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Date

January 15, 2019 05:37 PM ACDT

Description

Common, but not as abundant as north of Mutton Cove in late 2017.

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Date

January 15, 2019 05:38 PM ACDT

Description

Worm of some sort (not a fanworm). Have seen previously at Semaphore

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Sydney Cockle Anadara trapezia

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Date

January 15, 2019 05:39 PM ACDT

Description

Two live specimens found, well buried in sand. Exhumed, photographed and replaced/reburied.