Do you know what Sea Slugs are? and how beautiful they are too……
We are inviting everyone to go on a sea-slug search and help us build the best list we can of these amazing creatures that live along our coast.

Chromodoris thompsoni, Photo John Southern

Chromodoris thompsoni, Photo John Southern

Whether you are divers, snorkelers or like hunting in rock pools, join the census – have a walk or get underwater on the dates above and send us all the images you can of what you find.

Here are the registration forms for Divers, Snorkelers and independent Shore Surveyors. Please fill them in and email them to Libby or bring them to the Merimbula Wharf Restaurant on Saturday and Sunday 1st and 2nd April 2 – 4 pm

scssc-diver-registration_final

ssc-snorkeler-registration

ssc-shore-survey-participant-registration

Hypselodoris obscura (L) and Aplysia Sydneynsis(R), Photo Libby Hepburn

Hypselodoris obscura (L) and Aplysia Sydneynsis(R), Photo Libby Hepburn

Guided surveys:  Join Alan Scrymgeour at Spencer Park, to walk the estuary and look amongst the seagrasses and pools. meet 8:00am Sat 1st April at the Rotary car park (approx. 2 hours)
Sam Nerrie will be leading a rockpool search at Shelley Beach, Eden at 7:30am Sat April 1st
Meet Jenny Edwards at Australia Rock Narooma at 12:30 Sunday April 9th
Places limited, so please reserve your place, email libby@atlasoflife.org.au.

Caloplanum marginata, photo Robyn Wimbush

Caloplanum marginata, photo Robyn Wimbush

You can bring your photos to the Merimbula Wharf Restaurant from 2 – 4pm on Saturday and Sunday, download them, have coffee and cake and see what others have found, record them in our AtlasofLifeNatureMapr or you can email your images to libby@atlasoflife.org.au

Aphelodoris varia, Blue Pool , photo Dane Wimbush

Aphelodoris varia, Blue Pool , photo Dane Wimbush

 

See guidelines and discounts for divers on our Sapphire Coast Sea Slug Census Facebook page or heressc-safety
Contact: Libby Hepburn. Atlas of Life, 0458 798 990

Bubble shell Hydatina physis, with eggs, photo Robyn Wimbush

Bubble shell Hydatina physis, with eggs, photo Robyn Wimbush