Coastwatch Vault Creature Videos

The Food Chain

From the Coastwatch Video Vault this Clint Hempsall Creature Feature shows how the ocean's food chain works

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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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Symbiosis

From the Coastwatch Vault this Clint Hempsall Creature Feature is on the symbiotic, or co-operative relationship between some marine creatures.

Large Serranidae

From the Coastwatch Vault, this Clint Hempsall creature feature is on Serranidae a family of fish that includes Cod and Coral Trout

Coral Trout

From the Coastwatch Vault, this Clint Hempsall Creature Feature looks at one of the best known fish that inhabit our reefs ... Coral Trout

Labridae - Wrasse

From the Coastwatch Vault this Clint Hempsall Creature Feature is on Labridae or more commonly known as Wrasse, a species that provides a lot of variety in colour in the fish who live on the reefs.

Lutjanidae

From the Coastwatch Vault, this Clint Hempsall Creature Feature is on Lutjanidae, a family of fish that includes Mangrove Jack, Moses Perch, Red Emperor, Red Bass and Chinaman

Parrot Fish

From the Coastwatch Video Vault this Clint Hempsall Creature Feature is on parrot fish

Trevally

From the Coastwatch Vault, this Clint Hempsall creature feature on Trevally

Queensland Groper

From the Coastwatch Vault, this Clint Hempsall Creature Feature looks at Queensland Groper, one of the biggest of our reef dwelling fish. It should be noted that if you hook one when fishing, it should be released in the water to minimise stress on the fish, as they a "no take" species.

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

Mullet Reasearch

From the Coastwatch Vault, this Clint Hempsall creature feature produced in the winter of 1997 is on the research into mullet stocks, breeding and growth rates that was being undertaken at the time. The results of that research was that the ocean beach mullet fishery was sustainable. Research undertaken since then has provided the same result.