Mud blister worms make their homes in the shells of oysters and other shellfish, where they weaken their hosts.
Beginning on Saturday, West Australia's short, intense abalone season will be open for a total of four hours.
Breaking the cycle of illegal abalone poaching in South Africa is going to be tough, but not impossible.
Abalone poaching in Cape Town succeeds because there is a motivated offender, a suitable target and a lack of security.
In light of World Oceans Day, it's important to note the important role aquaculture can have on the continent.
Climate change affects kelp forests all over the world differently. In southern Africa, they seem to be thriving which should be good news. The marine life relying on kelp, are however struggling.