Pygmy Squid

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This beautiful little Pygmy Squid (probably Idiosepius pygmaeus) is only about 1cm long with tiny circular fins at the rear end, and longer tentacles that extend from shortish arms at the front of the animal. Feeding on tiny shrimps and crabs, it’s said that the squid sneaks up on shrimp and immobilises them by biting through the nerve chord. Thesquid … Read More

Whales arrive in Camden Sound

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Two humpback whales rest in front of Bumpus Island in Camden Sound.

This week we’ve had reports of Humpback whales off Broome and Langgi in Camden Sound. The Humpbacks make an annual migration to calve in the Kimberley’s warm, tropical waters, usually arriving in the last week of May or first week of June.

Turtle on Turtle Reef

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IN 2007 after much planning, fellow photographer Richard Costin and I embarked on a three month expedition up the Kimberley coast to photograph whales and other marine life in Camden Sound. ¬†Wending our way down the coast towards Derby at the end of the trip, we moored our houseboat on a sandbank in Talbot Bay, near Turtle Reef, to co-incide … Read More