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Myrmidon Reef

Author: Andrew Baird After a 10 hour steam on the Kalinda and a quiet night full of stars; Jupiter, Saturn, Mars and then Venus were all on display, we woke to a glass out in the lagoon on Myrmidon. We were targeting topotypes of a couple of nominal species, in particular Acropora azurea Veron & … Continue reading Myrmidon Reef

The Corals of the SS Yongala

Author: Andrew Baird The SS Yongala is a world famous dive, known especially for the extraordinary fish life it supports, including large schools of giant trevally and barracuda and a couple of monstrous Queensland groupers. The Yongala is not so well known for its scleractinian corals, being a little too deep to support the abundance … Continue reading The Corals of the SS Yongala