News 2014
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Submitted 22 September
Cerberilla sp. at Long Beach
This highly unusual species was seen by Carel v.d. Colff at Long Beach. It is very likely to be a new species.
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Submitted 18 November
Stargazer mysid (Mysidopsis zsilaveczi)
This new species of mysid shrimp, named after SURG co-founder Guido Zsilavecz, has finally been described.
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Submitted 12 May
Volvatella laguncula at Long Beach.
This species is a new sighting for SURG.
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Submitted 12 May
Black-edged puffer at Long Beach.
This species, possibly even the same individual, has recently been seen a few times at Long Beach.
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Submitted 17 March Updated 12 May
A new species of genus Lobiger?
This rather odd-looking sapsucking seaslug was brought to our attention recently, and it looks like nothing we've ever seen before - and the expert agrees!
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Submitted 30 March Updated 12 May
A new member of genus Lobiger?
This small sap-sucker, found at Long Beach, may be a new species.
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Submitted 15 March Updated 12 May
Oxynoe sp. at Long Beach
This rare species, seen at Long Beach in March 2013, has made another appearance!
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Submitted 21 January
Unusual nudibranchs at A-Frame
Although it is summer in Cape Town, dives at A-Frame have revealed a number of unusual nudibranchs.
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Submitted 19 December 2013
False Jacopever at Tafelberg reef
SURG-member Georgina Jones and Jenny Jay saw this fish at Tafelberg Reef. This is an unusual sighting, although the fish is known to occur in Cape Town, and has been seen here before.
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Submitted 8 November 2013
Ocellate dorid on the wreck of the Pietermaritzburg.
This rare nudibranch was seen on this wreck - an unusual sighting!
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Submitted 5 January
Exreme Macro
In this article (also posted under the Articles section) Guido Zsilavecz describes how to go beyond 1-to-1 macro using different techniques.
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