Sunday, December 09, 2007

More Snorkeling at Port Noarlunga

A Ringed Toadfish (Omegophora armilla). The "ring" can be seen around the pectoral fin.

A pink sponge.

Razor Fish (Family Pinnidae)
Two more sponges?
As far as sponges go, Australia is a relatively poorly studied area. Queensland Museum "Sponguide" notes that there are about 1400 described species, but estimates that there are 5000 or so species existing.
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