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Study documents energy it takes for fish to swim through intense waves
By ARC Centre of Excellence, ,
11:03 AM Fri 7 Mar 2014 GMT
Mr Roche and Ms Binning are co-authors on a study documenting the energy it takes for fish to swim through large, intense waves. Specifically, they focused on fish that swim with their arm, or pectoral fins, which are very common on both rocky and coral reefs. ...
Free recreational fishing application for smartphones
By DEPI, ,
10:43 AM Fri 7 Mar 2014 GMT
The first of its kind in Australia, the Recreational Fishing Application brings the popular Victorian Recreational Fishing Guide to iPhone and Android. The free application features colour illustrations of more than 65 species found in Victoria's waterways. ...
DEPI - New vehicle limit for abalone and shellfish
By DEPI, ,
10:10 AM Fri 7 Mar 2014 GMT
DEPI - These limits will help protect these resources and ensure that they are appropriately shared amongst users.
Under the new regulations, no vehicle may have in it more than 10 abalone and 10 litres (two litres if shucked) of other shellfish such as periwinkles, dogwinkles, snails, and limpets. ...
Abalone poachers stopped in their tracks at Frankston
By Gemma Gadd, ,
3:51 AM Thu 6 Mar 2014 GMT
Fisheries Officers from the Department of Environment and Primary Industries are continuing their successful blitz on abalone poaching in Port Phillip Bay. ...
Club Marine continues sponsorship of Brisbane Tinnie & Tackle Show
By Marine Queensland, ,
11:23 PM Wed 5 Mar 2014 GMT
The 2014 Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show presented by Club Marine will feature hourly cooking demonstrations from Club Marine's resident chef, Bart Beek. ...
Sydney Trailerboat & Outdoor Leisure Show - 15 & 16 March
By BIA NSW, ,
12:47 AM Wed 5 Mar 2014 GMT
Formerly the Rosehill Trailer Boat Show, the Sydney Trailerboat & Outdoor Leisure Show is your one stop shop for the latest boating gear and accessories. ...
Brisbane Tinnie & Tackle Show - April 4 to 6
By Marine Queensland, ,
11:46 PM Tue 4 Mar 2014 GMT
The 2014 Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show and National 4x4 & Outdoors Show will have all entertainment bases covered with a host of special guests and activities to occupy the whole family. ...
SCIBS provides FREE train travel for ticket holders
By Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, ,
11:25 PM Tue 4 Mar 2014 GMT
In 2014, Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) pre-paid ticket holders and accreditation pass holders will be able to enjoy free train travel to and from the event from May 22 to 25. ...
Launching a new way at Patterson River
By BIA Vic, ,
10:58 PM Tue 4 Mar 2014 GMT
The Boating Industry of Victoria ( BIAV) applauds and thanks the Minister for Ports David Hodgett, the Napthine Government & local MP for Carrum Donna Bauer for being awarded through its Boating Safety and Facilities Program ( BSFP) the funding of a master plan for better car and trailer parking facilities for anglers and boating enthusiasts at Patterson River Launching Way. ...
Interest in Australian products drives strong presence in Dubai
By AIMEX, ,
9:53 PM Tue 4 Mar 2014 GMT
Victorian marine manufacturers will again have strong representation at the Dubai International Boat Show through their presence in the Australian Pavilion, organised by the Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX). ...
'Ditch Digger' of Pompano takes top honors in Wahoo Smackdown IV
By John Bell, Bimini ,
5:35 PM Mon 3 Mar 2014 GMT
Following a day of dealing with some pesky kings, anglers at the Wahoo Smackdown IV Tournament in Bimini found and slammed over 27 fish on Saturday with 'Ditch Digger' captained by Manny Legakis taking $6,500 including first place honors with 121.01 total pounds of Wahoo caught and second place for Heaviest Fish. ...
Floods and dredging - A reality check
By Angling Trust, ,
3:19 PM Sat 1 Mar 2014 GMT
Dredging isn’t a ‘silver bullet’ to solve the winter flooding crisis. It can actually make downstream flooding worse, is usually bad news for the environment and would have delivered a staggering extra 550 million gallons of floodwater a day into the flood hit communities of the Lower Thames. ...
RYA Safety Advisory Notice - Don't be a victim of the silent killer
By RYA, ,
5:16 AM Sat 1 Mar 2014 GMT
Earlier this year, three people lost their lives from suspected carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning on two separate boats and in 2013 two people passed away on a boat in the Lake District as a result of CO poisoning. ...
Chaparral set for Big 50th Year
By Dani Limback, ,
1:09 AM Thu 27 Feb 2014 GMT
Buck Pegg, the founder of Chaparral Boats, celebrated 50 years as a boat builder this week with the news that his iconic brand of sports boats hold number one market share in the US from 18 to 37 feet. ...
Clarence River cables may present a navigation hazard to boaters
By Roads and Maritime Services Media Unit, ,
9:44 AM Wed 26 Feb 2014 GMT
Roads and Maritime Services are advising skippers that submerged submarine cables may present a navigation hazard to boaters on the Clarence River at Lawrence. ...
Rio 'eco-boats' attempt pre-Olympic clean up
By Jeni Bone, ,
4:18 AM Tue 25 Feb 2014 GMT
Boats are a common site on the scenic central bay in Rio de Janeiro. Guanabara Bay is an idyllically situated waterway, revered in Samba and Bossa Nova, and one of the sailing sites for the 2016 Olympic Games. But the new fleet is not there for recreation. Eco-boats are on the water to clean up garbage in the area’s notoriously polluted waterways. ...
Sydney Boat Show – new venue FAQs
By BIA NSW, ,
7:55 PM Mon 24 Feb 2014 GMT
This year will see the Sydney International Boat Show move from its traditional home at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre (SCEC) to a temporary facility at Glebe Island, to be known as Sydney Exhibition Centre @ Glebe Island (SEC @ GI). The SCEC has been the shows home for 25 years and will reopen in 2017 after redevelopment between 2014 and 2016. ...
NOAA discovers crude oil interferes with fish heart cells
By Stanford News Service, ,
6:34 AM Sun 23 Feb 2014 GMT
While studying the impact of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on tuna, a team led by researchers in the lab of Stanford Woods Institute Senior Fellow Barbara Block discovered that crude oil interrupts a cellular pathway that allows fish heart cells to beat effectively. The components of the pathway are present in the hearts of many animals, including humans. ...
Climate change places equatorial marine species most at risk
By ARC Centre of Excellence, ,
5:54 AM Sun 23 Feb 2014 GMT
The rapid pace of climate change is threatening the future presence of fish near the equator, according to an international team of researchers. ...
Lakes Entrance couple facing charges of exceeding bag limits
By Department of Primary Industries VIC, ,
5:38 AM Sun 23 Feb 2014 GMT
The noise from a plastic bag containing live fish hidden in bushes has led to a Lakes Entrance couple facing charges of exceeding bag limits and taking undersized fish from the Tambo River. ...
Shortfin mako shark makes a direct bee-line south – But to where?
By John Bell, Fort Lauderdale ,
8:42 PM Thu 20 Feb 2014 GMT
Researchers say a juvenile shortfin mako shark tagged more than eight months ago off Ocean City Maryland is tracking a highly unusual path directly south in the mid-Atlantic – a fast track to a mystery destination. ...
Integrity introduces Aspire range with debut of Aspire 42 Sedan
By Creating Demand, ,
7:49 PM Thu 20 Feb 2014 GMT
Inspired by the desire to create the ultimate cruising motor yacht, Integrity Motor Yachts Brett Flanagan set about designing and building his new Aspire range. ...
Zodiac backs pre-owned market with free listings *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
7:03 PM Thu 20 Feb 2014 GMT
An initiative which is possibly a global first, Zodiac Marine Australia is inviting owners to list for sale their pre-loved Zodiac boats - whatever their model or value. ...
Want to spend a day fishing with pro-angler Stephen Browning?
By BoatUS, ,
6:44 PM Thu 20 Feb 2014 GMT
Stephen Browning has caught over two tons of bass throughout his B.A.S.S. tournament history, taken home over a million dollars in winnings, and is now in his ninth Classic appearance starting tomorrow on Lake Guntersville. ...
New Wilsecure system holds your gear in place - ashore and afloat *Feature
By Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz, Auckland, NZ ,
5:45 PM Tue 18 Feb 2014 GMT
Do you get frustrated and annoyed when your dive bottles, chilly bins, water tanks get thrown around while you’re out on your boat? If you do then there's a new solution, for this annoying and potentially dangerous situation.
Wilsecure Track and Bracket Systems is an innovative product which has a wide and varied range of uses in the marine environment. ...
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