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New species of dinoflagellate found at St Peters Island on the West coast
Ostrea virescens (NB based on recent genetic work, now considered to be same species as O. capsa, according to R. Willan, who identified the photograph). Specimen found by J. Baker from South Australian Conservation Research Divers, on jetty pile at Port Victoria Jetty (Spencer Gulf), 1m deep, November 2015.
Doto pita, 4mm long. Three cerata are missing. Found in a Caulocystis sample collected under permit by J. Baker, South Australian Conservation Research Divers, at Ardrossan SA, September 2015.
Blanket Octopus goes Shark Cage Diving at Neptune Islands
The Redmap Team have judged their favourite marine sightings ever - check them out in the Redmap Newsletter (Summer 2016/2017). Also in this edition: your community data is reviewed in the Redmap Report Card 2016, meet some Redmap scientists - and why are Tasmanian waters heating up faster than usual?
- Redmap's most amazing marine sightings
- Bite-sized pieces: Redmap Report Card 2016
- Redmap's top verifying scientists