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Grey Nurse Shark Public Consultation Commences

Minister for Primary Industries Katrina Hodgkinson today announced the commencement of public consultation on future management arrangements for the protection of grey nurse sharks in NSW, releasing a discussion paper.

Make your Submission here: Continue reading Grey Nurse Shark Public Consultation Commences

Black Cod is this the next Grey Nurse Shark?

Common name: Black Cod

Scientific name: Epinephelus daemelii

Size: Max. length 2m

Habitat: Adult black cod are usually found in caves, gutters and beneath bommies on rocky reefs. They are territorial and often occupy a particular cave for life. Small juveniles are often found in coastal rock pools, and larger juveniles around rocky shores in estuaries.

Diet: Black cod are opportunistic carnivores, eating mainly other fish and crustaceans.

Appearance: They can change from one colour pattern to another in just a few seconds. They are usually black in estuaries and banded around clear water reefs. Black cod are apparently slow growing. Smaller fish are mostly females, but they generally change sex to become males at around 100-110 cm in length.

Guys, Please report any Black Cod sightings to Mel Brown. [email protected]

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Pedro Carbonell – World Champion in Sydney this Friday

Three Times world champion Pedro Carbonell from Spain – will talk on how to prepare yourself for spearfishing; scouting ground before a major competion;  there will also be time allocated so you can ask him questions.

Where: Tradies 57 Manchester Road North, Gymea NSW – (Main entrance is off the Kingsway)When: Friday night the 1st April — 7.30 Pm Continue reading Pedro Carbonell – World Champion in Sydney this Friday

Christmas Party 2010

G’day all Dolphins!

It has come to that time of the year where we celebrate the year we have had over a great feed, a few drinks amongst some top company!
It has been a great year with some amazing accomplishments by many and countless amount of fun times. This year we have decided for our Christmas party to be on a Friday night instead of having it on the night of our December meeting like we have traditionally done the past couple of years! Continue reading Christmas Party 2010

Need Submissions for Jervis Bay Marine Park

The website for putting in your submissions on the Jervis Bay Marine Park is now up and running.

The process for putting in your submission is exactly as for Solitary Islands Marine Park, and the information I was given for that is below. It is 100% relevant to this website for JBMP. Remember that the submission date closes on September 17th. Continue reading Need Submissions for Jervis Bay Marine Park