Our very own research vessel!

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Our Very Own Research Vessel! Thanks to our sponsors, the Cape Byron Marine Park Authority, GoSea Kayaks and Bunyips Outdoor camping store we now have our very own research vessel… A Hobie Odyssey kayak!  After a little getting used too, and a few man overboard incidents, we now have the capacity to paddle out into […]

The Cudgen Creek Dolphin Rescue

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CUDGEN CREEK DOLPHIN RESCUE On the 2nd of February 2010, two bottlenose dolphins were rescued from Cudgen Creek in Kingscliff, NSW. We had received news a few days earlier that there were three dolphins that seemed to be trapped in a very small area in the Creek. We headed up to monitor these dolphins to […]

Summer Season 2010

SUMMER SEASON 2010 Our summer field work has just come to an end. With the help of our fantastic volunteer team, it has been a month of fun, sun, rain, wind and good data. Our team collected GPS tracking data from atop of the Cape Byron Lighthouse as well as photographs, video and acoustic recordings […]

Beaked Whale Stranding

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Beaked Whale Stranding On the 2nd of February this year a rare and very strange looking animal was found on a beach just south of the Tweed River mouth at Fingal Head. The animal was found to be belonging to the Toothed Whale family, specifically a Blainville’s Beaked whale (Mesoplodon densirostris). These whales can grow […]