50 episodes

Welcome to the Seacreatures Podcast, a show all about the amazing animals that live beneath the waves. On each episode we chat about a specific seacreature with a guest who has spent time and interacted with this ocean animal. Our guests range from marine biologists to divers to underwater photographers, citizen scientists, and people that have an intense passion for marine life.

Seacreatures Matt Testoni

    • Science
    • 4.8 • 36 Ratings

Welcome to the Seacreatures Podcast, a show all about the amazing animals that live beneath the waves. On each episode we chat about a specific seacreature with a guest who has spent time and interacted with this ocean animal. Our guests range from marine biologists to divers to underwater photographers, citizen scientists, and people that have an intense passion for marine life.

    Episode 50: An interview with your host Matt Testoni

    Episode 50: An interview with your host Matt Testoni

    In episode 50 of the seacreatures podcast we celebrate this milestone show by mixing the it up a bit and having your host Matt Testoni as the guest. Matt's good friend Suz Kroeber interviews the seacreatures podcast host all about why he loves diving, how he goes about taking underwater photos, and his ocean passion. Check out Matt Testoni's photography on Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/matt_testoni_photography/or athttps://www.mtunderwatermedia.comCheck out Dan Musil (our theme composer)...

    • 33 min
    Episode 49: Basking Sharks with Rachel Brooks

    Episode 49: Basking Sharks with Rachel Brooks

    Matt chats to ocean artist Rachel Brooks all about the amazing world of the Basking Shark. Not only do Rachel and Matt chat about some cool facts, they also delve into the vast amount of unanswered questions that remain about the lives of Basking Sharks. From where they breed to why they might have Lampreys attaching to them, its all a bit of a mystery. Check out Rachels amazing art herehttps://rachelbrooksart.com/or herehttps://www.instagram.com/rachelbrooksartLearn more about Basking Sharks...

    • 42 min
    Episode 48: Eels with Malcolm Johnson

    Episode 48: Eels with Malcolm Johnson

    Matt chats to Eel advocate and enthusiast Malcolm Johnson all about this amazing seacreature. Malcolm talks all about how Eels start their lives as tiny larvae way out at sea and migrate, and morph as they journey back into rivers and lakes, before returning decades later to the sea where they were born. Learn more about Eels with Malcolm by visiting his webpage https://bio.site/malcolmsjohnsonor Instagram https://www.instagram.com/maclikesthesea/and watch the amazing TEDx perf...

    • 35 min
    Episode 47: Whale Sharks with Jake Wilton

    Episode 47: Whale Sharks with Jake Wilton

    Matt chats to wildlife photographer Jake Wilton all about the world of the Whale Shark. From how to photograph one these incredible animals to what it's like to swim and work alongside the worlds biggest fish. Checkout Jake Wilton's fantastic photographic work on Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/jakewiltonphotoand his websitehttps://www.jakewiltonphoto.com/Learn more about Whale Shark identification and citizen science by visitinghttps://www.sharkguardian.org/whale-shark-researchCheck out D...

    • 30 min
    Episode 46: The Gloomy Sydney Octopus with Lawrence Sheele

    Episode 46: The Gloomy Sydney Octopus with Lawrence Sheele

    Lawrence Sheele and Matt Testoni talk all about the amazing world of the Gloomy Octopus (also known as the Sydney Octopus) in this episode of the Seacreatures Podcast. Lawrence talks all about how the Gloomy Octopus is one of the only octopus to be observed as living in a small community, nicknamed Octopolus and why this seacreature is one of his all time favourite animals. Check out Lawrence's websitehttps://www.lawrencescheele.com/and his Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/snorkeldownu...

    • 22 min
    Episode 45: Horseshoe Crabs with Quinn Whitesall McHerron

    Episode 45: Horseshoe Crabs with Quinn Whitesall McHerron

    In this episode Matt and marine biologist Quinn chat all about the incredible animal that is the Horseshoe crab. Quinn explains how this unusual seacreature is not a crab at all, but is actually more closely related to scorpions, has unique and medically special blood, and walks a huge distance on the seafloor to lay eggs up on dry land! Learn more about Horseshoe crabs and Quinn's work herehttps://www.littoralsociety.org/horseshoe-crabs.htmlhttps://www.littoralsociety.org/quinn-whitesall.htm...

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

KerryLeighC ,

Love this podcast!!

This podcast is so so incredible! The guests are so interesting and knowledgable and passionate about the underwater world. I’m so grateful to be able to learn more about sea life from experts in this laidback engaging way - thank you for making this, can’t wait for more!!

njyummy ,

Octopus galore!

As a cephalopod lover, I’m stoked to see how much space it’s given to them through the loving gaze of various speakers. Beautiful concept and so lovely to listen to people who are passionate about animals. Thank you!

steph_tttt ,

Thanks!

Such a great easy to listen to podcast. So many interesting facts and guests. Thanks Matty

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