Coastwatch Vault Creature Videos

Sparidae

From the Coastwatch Vault, this Clint Hempsall creature feature is on a family of fish called Sparidae, which includes Bream, Tarwhine and Snapper. Anglers watching this should be aware that since the story was shot the minimum size limit for bream has increased to 25cms in Qld with a bag limit of 30. It's the same minimum size, with a bag limit of 10 in NSW

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Coastwatch Vault: From 1994 until mid 1999, Brownie's Coastwatch was a half hour TV show produced for Channel 7 Queensland. These videos are segments of that show.

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Wading Birds Research

From the Coastwatch Vault, this story from March 1995, shows the research being undertaken by zoologist Peter Driscoll and the Qld Waders Study Group on the wading birds seen in Moreton Bay. Some of these birds migrate from thousands of miles away and are under threat due to loss of habitat and their ability to be able feed enough to make their journey every year. This situation has worsened since we did the story.

Moreton Bay Mangroves

From the Coastwatch Vault this creature feature from naturalist the late Neville Coleman, looks at the value of the mangroves in Moreton Bay

Moreton Bay Mangrove Birds

From the Coastwatch Vault this creature feature from naturalist the late Neville Coleman, looks at some of the birds that inhabit the mangroves in Moreton Bay

Sand or Sea Snail Eggs

From the Coastwatch Vault this creature feature from naturalist the late Neville Coleman, explains what something is you often see on our foreshores and most people think are clear jelly blubbers.

Mangrove Slugs

From the Coastwatch Vault, this Neville Coleman Creature Feature on Mangrovge Slugs, a creature that hides at low tide under things like logs, rocks or as in this story, old tyres

Sea Cucumbers

From the Coastwatch Vault this creature feature from naturalist the late Neville Coleman, looks at one of the creatures that inhabit sand flats and sea grass beds, Sea Cucumbers.

Razor Clams

From the Coastwatch Vault this creature feature from naturalist the late Neville Coleman, looks at one of the creatures that inhabit sand flats and sea grass beds, Razor Clams.

Sea Anenomes

From the Coastwatch Vault this creature feature from naturalist the late Neville Coleman, looks at one of the creatures that inhabit sand flats and sea grass beds, Sea Anenomes.

Fiddler Crabs

From the Coastwatch Vault, this Neville Coleman Creature Feature on Fiddler Crabs, a creature often seen on Queensland foreshores and sand and mud flats

Hercules Club Shells

From the Coastwatch Vault this creature feature from naturist the late Neville Coleman is on Hercules Club Shells, a creature we often see on sand and mud flats.