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  • 2079 # Date: 2008-02-15 - 09:30
  • # Max Depth: 24m Duration: 35mins
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Carcharias taurus Rafinesque, 1810 (sand tiger shark) The sand tiger shark is one of the best-studied of the shark species. They are the only sharks known to gulp air at the surface and store it in their stomach to provide buoyancy . These sharks generally mate between Octobe...
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Orectolobus maculatus (Bonnaterre, 1788) (Wobbegong) The sluggish spotted wobbegong spends much of its day lying motionless on the bottom or hidden in caves, under overhangs or in shipwrecks. At night, the shark becomes more active, and swims, or moves about the sea floor, ...
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Sepia apama Gray, 1849 (Australian giant cuttlefish)
Phyllopteryx taeniolatus (Lacepède, 1804) (common sea dragon) These fish are slow-moving and rely on their camouflage as protection against predation; they drift in the water and with the leaf-like appendages resemble the swaying seaweed of their habitat . Individuals are observed ei...
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Achoerodus viridis (Steindachner, 1866) (Wrasse) Found in coastal rocky areas at depths to about 40 m . Max. length for female species . Protogynous hermaphrodite .

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