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By becoming a Friend of Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary (FERMS) you are supporting our local community group in celebrating, monitoring, sharing and protecting our local Marine Sanctuary.

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AGM - Friends of Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary

FERMS - Friends of Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary was formed in Sept 2012. We now have well over 250 members and an active committee. We would love you to join us at our annual AGM 6pm Thursday October 17 at the Aireys Pub and become involved…

Great Victorian Fish Count - Scheduled 11am Wednesday November 20, 2019

Join in the fun, have an adventure, spot and record some amazing fish and score a cool 'Fish Count' t.shirt! Scheduled for 11am Wednesday November 20, 2019. This activity is weather dependent and requires a competent swimming ability. BYO…

Sea Search at Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary

Community monitoring of the intertidal rock platform at Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary. Join us for our tri-yearly monitoring of the Eagle Rock platform. The Sea Search program is a great way to learn and explore the marine environment while…

Marine Mondays

Welcome to Marine Mondays.

Sensational Salps

Sometimes we encounter lovely transparent glinting elements washed up on the shore. At times these sparkling forms will be a fabulous creature known as a Salp. Salps are semi-transparent, barrel-shaped, gelatinous-type creatures. Whilst they…

Sea Hare

Today's post features the Sea Hare of the class of Gastropoda and shows the sea hare Aplysia parvula. I took these photographs in 2014 and 2015, with also seeing many at the end of 2019, at ERMS. I have had some of my favourite times observing…

Waratah Anemone (Actinia tenebrosa)

Welcome to Marine Mondays. ?? Today's post features the Waratah Anemone (Actinia tenebrosa) The Waratah Anemone is from the Phylum of Cnidaraians. It is endemic to rocky shores and is part of a community of many different anemones…

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We are about protecting and preserving the indigenous flora & fauna and natural features of Eagle Rock Marine Sanctuary. We aim to increase understanding about the role and values of the Sanctuary, fostering community involvement and enjoyment through in field- experiences and knowledge sharing…

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