Once know as a ‘dirty, industrial city’, Whyalla, South Australia is becoming a tourism mecca for those wanting to see spawning cuttlefish between May and August each year. It is the only place known to have thousands of these colourful creatures mate (many times), lay their eggs and die before their offspring are born, in one place.
Yesterday, ABC Landline featured Professor Bronwyn Gillanders about the surprising journey cuttlefish make to this wondrous part of the Spencer Gulf.
READ: the Landline feature here.
VIDEO: watch the story starting at 42:15 below
Post photo by: Landline – Prue Adams