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September 2009

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find totaly 7 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.


Local species of bony fish found in the ocean waters of our coastline. ... read more..


Echinoderms are quite common and include crinoids (feather stars) starfish and sea urchins. Sea Urchins play an important role in grazing over large boulders, leaving the pink corraline algae. These ... read more..


Nudibranchs and other molluscs. Molluscs can have a large variety of body forms and there are many known species (over 8000). 6 of the 7 classes are recorded from shallow Australian seas. Gastropod ... read more..

Local Marine Habitats

The habitats of NSWs rocky reefs are defined by the types and numbers of fish, invertebrates and algae found there as well as the attributes of the reef. These patterns are related to exposure to wave... read more..


Crustaceans are part of the phylum Arthropoda ('jointed appendages') with contains many land based relatives - the insects. The marine species also have a similar body set-up with a hard exoskeleton a... read more..


Cephalopods are a group of molluscs (related to shellfish), that have a reduced or lacking a shell (except the nautilus). Cephalopod literally means 'head-foot" are characterised by the head being par... read more..

Sharks and Rays

All these photographs are from the coastal waters of the Central Coast and Lake Macquarie region between the Hawkesbury River and Charlestown NSW. ... read more..

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