Threadlike filamentous green algae growing in the shallows of Copley Retention Dam. These soft strands consist of a chain of cells, giving a thread-like appearance. Oxygen production as a by-product of underwater photosynthesis creates buoyancy, causing the strands to incline toward the surface.Continue reading “Filamentous Green Algae”
Moss living seeping spring water on a vertical outcrop at Nantiburry Springs, Warraweena.Continue reading “Moss: Warraweena”
Pink flowering aquatic plants are blooming this summer at the mouth of Aroona Dam in the Northern Flinders Ranges.
Algae growing in spring water at Warraweena.
Copley Retention Dam has naturalised into a complex wetland habitat over the past three decades, to support over 70 species of birds.
Sedge study by Anne-Maree Taranto.
These mosses found a niche in a small hole in a rockface, 3 metres off the ground.