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Marine life

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Marine life is the essence of this project. We can explore the science, biology, taxonomy, morphology, behaviour and ecological relationships of marine life that inhabits our oceans and the "stuff" we find washed up on our shores.

  • Matthew Connors identified a sighting

    Sighting Another crab shell

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    Sighted 21 Jul 2017
    Matthew Connors 17 January 2019
    Nectocarcinus integrifrons
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Malacostraca: Decapoda: Portunidae: Nectocarcinus: integrifrons
    Common Names: Crustacean, Crabs, crays, prawns, Rough rock crab
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  • Matthew Connors added a sighting

    Another crab shell

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    Sighted 21 Jul 2017

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  • Matthew Connors identified a sighting

    Sighting Smooth crab shell

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    Sighted 21 Jul 2017
    Matthew Connors 17 January 2019
    Bellidilia laevis
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Arthropoda: Malacostraca: Decapoda: Leucosiidae: Bellidilia: laevis
    Common Names: Crustacean, Crabs, crays, prawns, Purse Crabs, Pebble crabs
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  • Matthew Connors added a sighting

    Smooth crab shell

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    Sighted 21 Jul 2017

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  • Matthew Connors identified a sighting

    Sighting Blue blubber

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    Sighted 21 Jul 2017
    Matthew Connors 16 January 2019
    Catostylus mosaicus
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Cnidaria: Scyphozoa: Rhizostomeae: Catostylidae: Catostylus: mosaicus
    Common Names: jellyfish, Medusae, Scyphozoans, Blue Blubber
    Matthew Connors says

    A few washed up and in the shallows

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  • Matthew Connors added a sighting

    Blue blubber

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    Sighted 21 Jul 2017

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  • John Eichler identified a sighting

    Sighting Prickly Toadfish

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    Sighted 2 Nov 2016
    John Eichler 14 January 2019
    Contusus brevicaudus
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Chordata: Actinopterygii: Tetraodontiformes: Tetraodontidae: Contusus: brevicaudus
    Common Names: Pufferfishes, Hardys Toadfish, Prickly Pufferfish, Prickly Toadfish
    John Eichler says

    A freshly dead beach-washed specimen

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  • John Eichler added a sighting

    Prickly Toadfish

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    Sighted 2 Nov 2016
    Ricketts Point Beaumaris, Vic

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  • John Eichler identified a sighting

    Sighting Starry Toadfish

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    Sighted 3 Jul 2010
    John Eichler 14 January 2019
    Arothron firmamentum
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    Taxonomy: Animalia: Chordata: Actinopterygii: Tetraodontiformes: Tetraodontidae: Arothron: firmamentum
    Common Names: Pufferfishes, Mainstay Puffer, Starry Toadfish, Starry Toado
    John Eichler says

    A freshly dead specimen of a deepwater (according to Hutchins and Swainston) species

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  • John Eichler added a sighting

    Starry Toadfish

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    Sighted 3 Jul 2010
    Ricketts Point Beaumaris, Vic

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