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WW11 Submarines, Marine Debris, Bay Protection

As so often happens with Marinara, a theme has emerged for this week's show - defence - against WWII submarines, the rising influx of plastics on our coastlines, and introduced marine pest species…

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Ocean Plastics, Hyperallometry, Port Phillip Dolphins

Bron and Dr Beach steer the good ship Marinara – we’ll start and finish with plastics in the ocean, and in between navigate hyperallometry and, a new catalogue of Port Phillip Bay’s magnificent…

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Yacht racing, whales migrating, fish counting, Flinders Community campaigning, and Yarra monsters spooking...

Bron and Kade wade in to the world of yacht racing, whales migrating, fish counting, Flinders Community campaigning, and Yarra monsters spooking...
• Cabin Boy opens up his 1983 diary, and takes us…

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850s Hobson’s Bay, plastics in the oceans (yep it hasn’t gone away), and pay tribute to the late, great Bob Whiteway, OAM.

Bron, Fam and Rex look at 1850s Hobson’s Bay, plastics in the oceans (yep it hasn’t gone away), and pay tribute to the late, great Bob Whiteway, OAM.

• Maritime Heritage guru Rex…

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Flinders Pier, Ningaloo Reef, and will try to not talk like pirates for a solid harrrrrgggh!*

This week Bron, Kade and Captain Trash take you to Flinders Pier, Ningaloo Reef, and will try to not talk like pirates for a solid harrrrrgggh!*…
• Jo Richards and Michael Sams join…

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Bron, Beach and Cabin Boy in the fishbowl

Bron, Beach and Cabin Boy in the fishbowl

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Cabin Boy Brett, Edie's plan to save endangered sharks & trout addicted to meth

This week, Bron and Dr Beach take out their sorting brushes and see what’s what in the Marinara petri dish…
• Our Cabin Boy Brett Ditchfield talks about three different mooring systems –…

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Rex Hunter, Dive Report. Shellfish Restoration Project and Jeff with Soundwaves

This week, Bron and Kade brush off the dry suits …
• Rex tells us about the wreck of the small ketch Water Witch lost off Red Bluff in 1870, with the loss…

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Neuston, New Deakin U Centre for all things marine

Dr Beach and Anth are floating the marinara lilo out this week. Live on Sunday 9.00 AM. Poddie anytime after that.

Dr Beach will kick of with a beauty of a LaB by…

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Killer Whales, Spider Crabs, & Our Antarctica Correspondent

This week, Bron and Fam go beachcombing…
• We continue our chat with Dave Donnelly (Killer Whales Australia, Dolphin Research Institute), live on location for the ORRCA whale census day. We’ll find out…

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Baykeeping, King Diving, Killer Whales

his week, Bron and Kade grab the bucket & spade…
•Baykeeper Neil Blake has been looking at the known habitats of thin-ribbed cockles after thousands of freshly dead shells were cast up by…

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Baykeeper Neil, Spider Crabs, Kathryn Heyman as Deck Hand on Timor Sea, and Community Grants

This week, Bron and Kade don the virtual mask and snorkel and go exploring…
• Baykeeper Neil Blake talks up the concept of a rapid response community taskforce to report and remove newly…

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Seafaring during COVID, Spider Crabs and All Things Wet & Salty

This week, Bron and Dr Beach grab the bucket and spade and head to the sand…

•Dr Beach brings a card-carrying seafarer into the studio to talk about the plight and tribulations of…

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Pint of Science & Jeff with Soundwaves

This week, Bron and Dr Beach head into the marine lab (to see what’s on the slab), and will peer down the microscope to examine...
• Pint of Science 2021! Are you feeling…

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Seaspiracy, Parks Victoria and Marine Vertibrates

Fam and Anth are on deck Sunday with a diverse rock pool of marine and coastal stuff!

Fam been watching Seaspiracy - yep - and like all of us has some views. Join…

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Cabin Boy, Baykeeper, Bellerine Art & Flinders Pier Demolision

This week, Bron and Kade are in the beach house:
•Cabin Boy joins us for a sailing report, taking a look at places to sail if you don’t live by the sea.
•We’re…

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Tommy Dodd, Ethic of Fossil Hunting, Soundwaves

Bron and Fam catch up with
•Rex Hunter about exciting news about the discovery of the Tommy Dodd in Port Phillip Bay
•Ben Francischelli (Museums Victoria), to explore the ethics of fossil hunting…

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Cape Bridgewater, Nudibranch, Vegetarian Sharks and Little Penguins of Middle Island

Dr Beach and Kade bring you a diverse hour of all things wet and salty, including:

•an update on Save Cape Bridgewater campaign with campaign spokesperson Mary Picard
•a fascinating new science paper…

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Whales - All Killer...

Anth and Bron And Cabin Boy bring you all things wet and salty this week - really very interesting updates on killer whales included.

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Baykeepers, Platypus, Spidercrabs and Life's A Beach

Bron and Dr Beach bring you this week’s hour of all things wet ‘n salty, including:
• Baykeeper Neil Blake calls creeks and rivers the ‘skinny bits of the bay’, so with that…

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Cabin Boy, Save Cape Bridgewater & Mt Martha Beach Patrol

Bron, Fam and Kade bring you this week’s hour of all things wet ‘n salty, including:
• Brett-the-Cabin-Boy, from somewhere in the middle of Port Phillip Bay, who’ll talk us through the logistics…

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Shipwrecks, The Idiots Guide to Anglin' and Danglin' & Climate Adaptations

Oh so much on the show this week!

Bron, Anth and Rex are in the studio.

Rex is hunting a new shipwreck - the wreck of the 17 ton ketch, Tommy Dodd lost…

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Antarctic Krill Mission, Conservation Biology, EcoCentre Microplastics Research

Well ahoy there! The Marinara crew has polished the decks, hoisted the sails, and we're ready to embark on 2021 – the year of all things wet n salty!

For our first show…

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Wrapping up 2020

Wrapping-Up 2020

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Baykeeper Neil, The Banda Sea, Birds and Beaches

Anth, Bron and Kade are (virtually and actually) in the house/ship Sunday and streaming online and in your pods anytime!

Lots of news and views and secret live musos (that even Anth pressing…

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Smooth Handfish, Noumea Fisheries and all the wet and salty news

The Smooth Handfish was once so plentiful in Tasmania, it was one of the first Australian fish species to be documented in scientific literature. In July this year, it was declared extinct, representing…

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Bigfin Squid, 'Seacreatures' Podcast & Port Phillip Bay reef health.

We speak with Dr Deborah Osterhage, Tasmania-based marine scientist, about some incredible recent footage of Bigfin Squid 'Magnapinna sp'. in the Great Australian Bight from the 2017 research voyage of the CSIRO vessel…

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Remembering Ecologist Joe Connell, Waterbears and all that's wet and salty

Remembering Ecologist Joe Connell, Waterbears and all that's wet and salty

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Ballast Trade, Blast Off Surfing & Spider Crabs

Rex Hunter teaches us all about the former ballast trade, carried out during the 19th century, and its vital role in enabling ships to leave Melbourne.

· ‘Blast Off’ is a fantastic surfing…

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Aequorea Jelly FIsh, Orcas, Seafood and Unidentified Marine Objects

Baykeeper Neil Blake joins us to talk about the Aequorea jellyfish that arrived in the mouth of Port Phillip Bay during the week. These jellies are pelagic, but their natural range is the…

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Bron, Anth, Fam and Rex Hunter

All kinds of cool stuff to kick off Daylights Savings! Yep - they are taking our hour of sleep for 6 months again...

Bron, Anth, Fam and Rex Hunter will all be in…

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Radio Marinara - 27 Sept 2020

Whales and Puffer Fish and a whole lot more with Bron and Kade

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Radio Marinara - 13 September 2020

Fam and our Baykeeper Neil Blake talk about new legislation in South Australia that bans single use plastics, making SA the first state in Australia to do so. SA for the win!
Also…

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Dr Beach, Dr Surf, And The Latest From Great Ocean Quarterly

The Beach is back! Dr Beach looks at mesocosm predictions of what marine life might be like in elevated CO2 future.

Then we catch up with Dr Surf to talk about what surfers…

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Vertebrate Fossils, Spidercrabs, Living Plastic free & Rex Hunter

•Ben Francischelli, vertebrate paleontologist, joins us to talk about some recent marine vertebrate fossils found made before Melbourne’s lockdown, plus an exploration of the ethics of fossil collecting in the area.
•We catch…

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Tidal Flows, Spider Carbs and Coastal Erosion

Big show with Anth, Bron and Kade in the house(boat).

After watching the recent ABC doco on East Australian Current young Brett D, will explain how currents and tidal flows influence boating in…

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Baykeeper Update and Antarctic Macquarie Island Tales

Our Baykeeper Neil Blake reports on Street2Bay’s Project Scouts, including their push for state and local government support for their ongoing hard work in reducing plastic pollution on our streets, and ultimately the…

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Spider Crabs, Artifical Reefs & Jeff with Soundwaves

It’s been about a month since the 2020 spider crab aggregation ended and the crabs headed back out to sea. With 9 months until they return, the clock is already ticking and the…

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Vertebrate Paleontology, Migrating Whales & The Cuttlefish Alliance

Ben Francischelli, a Vertebrate Palaeontologist with a background in prehistoric ancient marine organisms of Australia's southern coastline. We’ll catch up with Ben to talk about life as a vertebrate paleontologist, the Lost World…

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‘The Walrus and the Whistleblower, Dr Surf, Killer Whales Australia and Dolphin Research Institute

We speak with Canadian film maker Nathalie Bibeau about her incredible new documentary ‘The Walrus and the Whistleblower’. Focusing on efforts of former trainer Phil Demers to draw attention to the treatment of…