The main goal of the marine biology cruise was to see what sea life we could discover among the seaweed under the water. There was a lot of diversity in the type of sea life we found. It was a crowded boat of 20 (plus staff) and we were passing around buckets.… Read the rest
One of the benefits of returning to Apollo Bay was being able to explore the rockpools at night again. I was determined to learn as much as I could. Thanks to the GoPro, my life seemed to revolve around tide times.
Alas, I’m a newbie and didn’t always get the information I needed for identification.… Read the rest
I love decorator crabs. I think they are incredibly beautiful, but their camoflage makes it so difficult to ID. I last photographed one in Marengo 2 years ago. At that time, I was new to documenting marine life and didn’t know what features to capture.
I didn’t plan on making that mistake again.… Read the rest
During our January trip to Apollo Bay, I discovered the below carapace. I hit the nature books but couldn’t identify it.… Read the rest
Last weekend, I went for a walk along Rippleside to Eastern Beach with the little dude. It was a sunny day and the first chance to leave the house and actually adventure.
I’d gotten ‘plantar fasciitis’ 10 days earlier and had barely walked, so was desperate to walk a couple of k’s.… Read the rest