This paper describes the maerid amphipod Parelasmopus poorei sp. nov. from southern Australia. This is the sixth species in the genus Parelasmopus recorded in Australia and the twelfth for the world.
I immigrated to Australia in 1960 on the Orcades, if possible could you send me a photo of your lifeboat home.
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Not sure how I landed on this page but we (mum, dad and 4 brothers) traveled on the SS Australis from Auckland to Southampton in August 1972 after flying from S...