All posts tagged "Marine"

  • Call for Offshore Citizen Scientists to collect Striped Trumpeter frames and data

    We are embarking on a new pilot study to increase the knowledge of striped trumpeter (Latris lineata) in Victorian waters thanks to a successful Recreational License Fees (RFL) funded project. The project aims to uncover information regarding the striped trumpeter...

  • Draft Marine and Coastal Policy

    The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) has prepared a draft Marine and Coastal Policy is undertaking public consultation until 15 August 2019. VRFish will be reviewing the policy to ensure access to our fish stocks is...

  • Live Underwater Web-cam Launched

    You can now spy in on our marine inhabitants in Port Phillip Bay without getting wet with the launch of Reef Cam, Australia’s first ever rocky-reef live-feed. The Nature Conservancy with funding from the John T Reid Charitable Trust...

  • Bringing a desert back to life

    By Bob Pearce, VRFish member and Albert Park Yachting and Angling Club.  “Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone?” (Joni Mitchell – “Big Yellow Taxi,” 1970) – a fairly apt...

  • Catching tropical fish in Victoria?

    By Yvette Barry, science writer for REDMAP Australia’s seas are warming and fish are moving their homes further south than usual. Last summer Paul Sorensen spotted a tropical-looking fish lingering in an abandoned shopping trolley under Frankston Pier, south-east...

  • Angling Club Stars in Shellfish Reef Video

    Albert Park Yachting and Angling Club member and VRFish representative Bob Pearce, explains his dream to restore Port Phillip Bay’s lost living shellfish reefs in this new short video. This flagship marine habitat restoration project is now in stage 2 and project partners Dr. Paul Hamer, Fisheries Victoria and Simon Branigan, The Nature...

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