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Squid: the biology basics

Squid belong to a group of animals called cephalopods, which includes the octopus, cuttlefish, and nautilus.  In Tasmanian waters, we have both the smallest squid in the world, the pygmy squid at a tiny 2cm, and the largest squid - the giant squid, with squid rings as big as truck tyres.  From a biological perspective, squid are rather bizarre creatures.  They have not one, but three hearts - one at the base of each of two gills to pump deoxygenated blood through the gills, and one main heart to pump oxygenated blood through the rest of the body.

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Australia's Best Trout Flies

by Crosse and Sloane

First published in 1997 and recently reprinted, Australia's Best trout Flies details 168 trout fly patterns from 28 well known Australian fly fishers.

Compiled by Malcolm Crosse and edited by Rob Sloane, with photography by Davie Roche, this book is a very entertaining read and great fly training resource. Contributing fly fishers include such well known anglers as Jim Allen, Kaj Busch, Mick Hall, Noel Jetson, Rick Keam, Peter Leuver, Rob Sloane and the late Mike Spry.

Second edition $39

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