Listen to Radio Marinara 15 March 202045:3215 March 2020

Bron’s flying solo this week! Join her as she catches up with
• Rex Hunter, Marinara’s maritime archaeologist and historian, about Hobson’s Bay on fire during the gold rush of the 1850s, when 9 vessels were burnt and sunk. Might there still be gold off Hobson’s Bay?
• Associate Professor Dan Ierodiacanou about some exciting imagery of a newly discovered underwater landscape in the middle of Bass Strait that seems to be a critical habitat for fish, an important hotspot for marine biodiversity, and river systems that would have flowed when the sea level was lower, many thousands of years ago.
• PhD candidate Holger Janes about some fantastic new research that has, for the first time, put a value on the contribution of coastal ecosystems to the diet of fish, estimating it is worth $80 million a year to Australian fisheries.

And Dr Surf - it took a global pandemic, but we've got Dr Surf back on the phone for a 'calm the farm' style surf report. Like he has any other style...

About this program

The team continues the great Marinara tradition of bringing you a quirky but informative look at all that is marine. Get to know all things wet and salty.

The podcast intro and outro theme is Soft Illusion and was generously provided by Andras.