November 2012

Fiddler Rays, also known as Banjo Shark :-)

November 24, 2012 All At Sea 0

Here is an Eastern Fiddler Ray caught by Tracy. They are found on the east coast from southern Queensland to the eastern Victorian border. We found this one on the offshore reef off Port Hacking. They have a brown body colour with shades of yellow or olive. It has a pattern o …

From Russia with love!

November 18, 2012 All At Sea 0

Welcome back to Australia, Valentin. It was nice to see you onboard today and you didn’t miss the opportunity to catch the fish of the day. It is a Gummy Shark and this one is 1.15 metre and came in at about 4.2 kilo. Gummy shark is a high quality fish suitable for all kind …

Squid, a Southern Calamari – hey how good are they!

November 3, 2012 All At Sea 3

They are very good eating. Fins are broad, as you can see in the picture, and extend full length of the mantle. These marine cephalopods have mottled purpley-brown skin with long, rounded side fins running almost the full length of their body, 8 shorter arms and 2 longer tent …