Marine Mondays

Amazing Bull Kelp (Durvillaea potatorum)

Anyone looking forward to summer and cooling off with ice cream🍦 may look to algae with thanks 😉 The thick brown, flexible and strong algae we 🏊🏼‍♀️ & 🏄🏼‍♀️ with, the Bull Kelp (Durvillaea potatorum),…

Callorhinchus milli - the extraordinary Elephant Shark

Part fish and part shark, the Callorhinchus milli is unique, being a Chimaera. The Elephant Shark/Fish/Ghost Fish has a skeleton of cartilage like sharks and rays, they have only one gill opening, are minus denticles, and their teeth are…

Nudibranch

Adding to the trend of “going nude” at the beach, is one of my favourite creatures, the Nudibranch. As per those at the Whites Beach and the Pt Addis area, “Nudi’s” come in all shapes and sizes; with some being microscopic, far…