23
taxa
3 ray-finned fishes
3 plants
10 other animals
7 mollusks
2
2 life list firsts

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What

Sponges Phylum Porifera

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Date

March 20, 2019 03:52 PM ACDT

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True Mussels Order Mytilida

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Date

March 20, 2019 03:52 PM ACDT

Description

Heavily fouled. Possibly blue mussels?

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What

Striped Barnacle Amphibalanus amphitrite

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Date

March 20, 2019 04:02 PM ACDT

Description

Abundant on timber columns in intertidal zone

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What

Sea Squirts Class Ascidiacea

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Date

March 20, 2019 04:03 PM ACDT

Description

Colonial. Smooth purple masses. On submerged timbers.

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Bivalves Class Bivalvia

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Date

March 20, 2019 04:07 PM ACDT

Description

Growing in recess in vertical timber.

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Pacific Oyster Magallana gigas

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Date

March 20, 2019 04:07 PM ACDT

Description

Common on vertical timbers. Often growing among barnacles. Seemed to be more common on northern piles.

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Australian Blue Swimmer Crab Portunus armatus

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Date

March 20, 2019 04:10 PM ACDT

Description

Two live and one dead specimen sighted. All heavily fouled.

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Branching Bryozoan Schizoporella errata

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Date

March 20, 2019 04:12 PM ACDT

Description

A couple of colonies sighted on timber piles.

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Largemouth Goby Redigobius macrostoma

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Date

March 20, 2019 04:13 PM ACDT

Description

Subject is fish (3-4 cm long). On sponge attached to vertical timber.

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Moon Jellies Genus Aurelia

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Date

March 20, 2019 04:13 PM ACDT

Description

Two large specimens encountered. Both were alive w/ diameter approx 20cm.

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Pleated Sea Squirt Styela plicata

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Date

March 20, 2019 04:19 PM ACDT

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Sea Squirts Class Ascidiacea

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Date

March 20, 2019 04:22 PM ACDT

Description

Subject is orange colonial ascidian growing on fanworm tube (on vertical timber)

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Christmas Tree Hydroid Pennaria disticha

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Date

March 20, 2019 04:24 PM ACDT

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Date

March 20, 2019 04:24 PM ACDT

Description

Abundant on timber piles.

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Black Bream Acanthopagrus butcheri

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Date

March 20, 2019 04:25 PM ACDT

Description

Young juveniles hanging aroung bases of timber columns. Also seen among mangrove pneumatophores at same location.

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Mediterranean Fanworm Sabella spallanzanii

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Date

March 20, 2019 04:25 PM ACDT

Description

Abundant on vertical timbers in subtidal zone.

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Conical Moon Snail Conuber conicum

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Date

March 20, 2019 04:41 PM ACDT

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Date

March 20, 2019 04:41 PM ACDT

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Date

March 20, 2019 04:43 PM ACDT

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Pickleweeds Genus Salicornia

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Date

March 20, 2019 04:43 PM ACDT

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Striped Barnacle Amphibalanus amphitrite

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Date

March 20, 2019 05:19 PM ACDT

Description

Abundant on scrap metal shipwreck panels.

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Black Bream Acanthopagrus butcheri

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Date

March 20, 2019 05:24 PM ACDT

Description

Abundant, mostly juveniles < 1ft long. Seemed curious to follow the disturbed sediment occasionally kicked up by my fins.

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Crested Oystergoby Cryptocentroides gobioides

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Date

March 20, 2019 05:31 PM ACDT

Description

Many blennies and gobies hiding and foraging among rotting timbers.

Subject is in shade, out of focus beneath timber. Saw several with these distinctive markings.

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Crested Oystergoby Cryptocentroides gobioides

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Date

March 20, 2019 05:31 PM ACDT

Description

Many blennies and gobies hiding and foraging among rotting timbers.

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Australian Blue Swimmer Crab Portunus armatus

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Date

March 20, 2019 05:36 PM ACDT

Description

Several sighted, some feeding, some in open, others under cover. One mating pair sighted (photographed)

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Date

March 20, 2019 05:41 PM ACDT

Description

Never seen this shell before.

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Grey Mangrove Avicennia marina

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Date

March 20, 2019 05:47 PM ACDT

Description

Thick grove on north shore of river. Important fish habitat.

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Sydney Cockle Anadara trapezia

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Date

March 20, 2019 05:51 PM ACDT

Description

One live individual sighted. Reacted to video light by closing temporarily.