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Redmapper profile: NSW diver, student and photographer

Ben Stewart loves to freedive in the pristine waters of Forster on the NSW mid-north coast. He’s been lucky enough to photograph a vast number of tropical vagrants that hitch a ride south each summer. And Redmap's lucky he logged his uncommon photos of butterflyfish, rockcod and wrasse on the Redmap app!


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Angler education can benefit sharks

Fisher education can help protect vulnerable shark populations, a new study has found. The research showed that recreational anglers were more supportive of shark management and conservation if they had prior knowledge of shark conservation. Read the full story in Science Daily.

New shark specimens discovered near Cape York

Since the discovery of the Speartooth shark in 1982 there has never been a live adult specimen found anywhere - until now. Actually make that two. Researchers have captured a 2.2m female and a 2.3m male in the waters near Cape York, QLD and fitted them with satellite tags. The tags will last for about 2 months and record where the sharks travel, plus collecting data on depth and ...

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