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RLS divers not only undertake monitoring of their local dive sites, but regularly gather in teams to survey targeted priority sites for long-term monitoring, or participate in survey expeditions to remote & international locations. The latest news from activities from the RLS network is posted here. 
Jervis Bay, NSW 2018

Despite less than ideal weather conditions, 11 RLS divers recently descended on Jervis Bay, recording 153 species on 36 transects across 11 sites.

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Rocky Cape, TAS 2018

"Tasmanian team bonding" probably best sums up the rocky cape survey weekend, which dished up some testing weather conditions when a team of dedicated RLS divers descended on the Cape this March.

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Lord Howe Island 2018

The tally: 108 transects at 52 sites, 226 species on M1, 128 on M2, a gold medal and a few minor bruises and scratches.

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Port Phillip Bay 2018

Armed with 2 boats & 9 divers (including 2 shiny new trainees), the Reef Life Survey crew descended into Port Phillip Bay for a 4-day transect blitz!

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RLS discovers new population of Red Handfish (Thymichthys politus)

A team of Reef Life Survey divers has discovered a new population of critically endangered Red handfish (Thymichthys politus) in southeastern Tasmania.

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