Tag: fish

Wildlife

Gallery: Seahorses and their relatives

The sparkling ocean inlet of Port Stephens, more than twice the size of Sydney Harbour and nestled between Nelson Bay and Hawks Nest on the NSW lower north coast, is a seahorse hotspot, with four species found here — this phenomenon occurs nowhere else in the country, and is considered rare worldwide.

On This Day

On this day: Trout arrive in Australia

On 4 May 1864, the first brown trout eggs ever successfully shipped to Australia hatched in the cool waters of Plenty River, Tasmania – causing a ripple effect for both fishing and conservation that endures to this day.