Manatees

Manatees

Manatees (family Trichechidae, genus Trichechus) are large, fully aquatic, mostly herbivorous marine mammals sometimes known as sea cows. There are three accepted living species of Trichechidae, representing three of the four living species in the order Sirenia: the...
Flying fish a fascinating sight

Flying fish a fascinating sight

21 December 2012 A chance sighting of the exotic Spotfin Flyingfish captured on film by ecologist Rohan Clarke during a recent research trip has been recognised in a premier natural history photography competition. The photo snapped at Ashmore Reef off the Kimberley...