Sea Quirts (Ascidiidae) – a site about sea squirts from around the world
Michael Mc Fadyen – local Botany Bay diver – best descriptions of Bare Island
Dive the Blue
Botany Bay Watch
Laperouse Seagrass Watch
Members of the Seagrass Watch include: Leanne from Sydney Dive (www.sydneydive.com.au ); Dave from Ecodivers (www.ecodivers.org.au); local residents Greg, Kathleen, Alain, Henry, Tom and William. Carla Sbrocchi from the Central Coast Environmental Network(www.cen.org.au ) is the Seagrass Project Officer for the region. Coordinator for the group is Lynda Newnam. The group can be contacted through the contact page on this website. LINK TO FIRST MONITORING REPORT.
3 Main Seagrass genera in Botany Bay:
The Department of Natural Resources Vegetation Map of Botany Bay: (Seagrass = yellow/Saltmash = red/ Mangrove = green) Link to DNR site.
For more information on Seagrasses: Seagrass Watch International – www.seagrasswatch.org
Photos: click here
Link to www.botanybaywatch.com.au – excellent site for marine biodiversity in Botany Bay. Everyone, from divers to fishers, can record sightings of species which live in and on the Bay.
Story on Wonder Weed collected around Bare Island (Catalyst Program on ABC) and in posts for Research
Discovery of new Genus of Anglerfish – more details: http://www.austmus.gov.au/fishes/fishfacts/fish/anglerfish.htm