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Local News   •   22-4-2022  •   Dr Dazza

Ask Dr Dazza: All you need to know about Mahi Mahi

Mahi mahi or dolphin fish are prized table and sport fish for the offshore angler and one of the most colourful pelagic fish you will encounter. Our expert Dr Dazza reveals their secrets, so you can land one…

Local Stories   •   10-4-2022  •   Dr Dazza

Ask Dr Dazza: What you need to know about oysters

Oysters. They are more than just an entrée at the RSL! Dr Dazza takes a look at these amazing creatures and the vital role they play in our waterways. Their preservation means more fish for everyone.…

Local News   •   27-3-2022  •   Dr Dazza

Ask Dr Dazza: Identifying javelin fish

Moreton Bay has a wonderfully diverse array of fish for the recreational angler to catch, but this can lead to problems for anglers to correctly identify them and know the correct size and bag limits. Here’s some tips on getting it right…

Boating & Fishing   •   10-3-2022  •   Dr Dazza

Ask Dr Dazza | Identifying the Grass Sweetlip fish

Moreton Bay has a wonderfully diverse array of fish for the recreational angler to catch. There is just one problem with this for the average angler and this is correctly identifying them. Let’s start with the grass sweetlip or grassies as they are called and spangled emperor.…

Boating & Fishing   •   25-2-2022  •   Dr Dazza

Ask Dr Dazza | Turtles

THERE are seven species of marine turtles in the world and six are known from Australian waters. Moreton Bay is a marine turtle hotspot with three species commonly using the Moreton Bay Region. …

Boating & Fishing   •   11-2-2022  •   Dr Dazza

Ask Dr Dazza - Flathead

FLATHEAD are always a popular target for recreational fishers. Flathead belong to the family Platycephalidae and there are approximately 80 species known worldwide and well over half of these are known from Australia.…

Boating & Fishing   •   4-2-2022  •   Dr Dazza

Ask Dr Dazza | Bribie breakthrough

OUR coastlines are always changing naturally, particularly near surf bars. It is part of what makes our coastline unique. …

Boating & Fishing   •   15-12-2021  •   Dr Dazza

Ask Dr Dazza | Moreton Bay Bugs

ANOTHER of our favourite festive seafoods are bugs. Not the flying kind, but rather the Moreton Bay bug and the Balmain bug. These animals are more commonly called slipper lobsters in other parts of the world. …

Boating & Fishing   •   1-12-2021  •   Dr Dazza

Ask Dr Dazza | Prawns

AS WE lead up to Christmas, a lot of our culinary focus turns to prawns and Moreton Bay produces some wonderfully tasty product. Wild-caught tiger prawns are always popular at Christmas time and Moreton Bay is a significant area of production for the trawlers that catch them.…

Boating & Fishing   •   17-11-2021  •   Dr Dazza

Ask Dr Dazza | Queensland Groper

THERE has been much excitement in local recreational fishing circles this week by the capture (and safe release) of a Queensland groper in the Pine River.…

Boating & Fishing   •   3-11-2021  •   Dr Dazza

Ask Dr Dazza | White Shark

LET’S take a bit of a look at one of the giants of the ocean – the white shark. It’s not an animal that most anglers encounter. …

Boating & Fishing   •   20-10-2021  •   Dr Dazza

Ask Dr Dazza | Dolphins

Dolphins (along with whales) belong to a group of animals called Cetaceans. They are descendants of hippopotamus-like animals. There are two species that are residents in the Moreton Bay Region – the Australian humpback dolphin and the bottlenose dolphin. …

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