36 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 • 31 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 36: Plankton with Erich Hoyt

    Episode 36: Plankton with Erich Hoyt

    The world of PLANKTON is uncovered in episode 36 of the Seacreatures Podcast. Our guest Erich Hoyt, whale researcher and plankton enthusiast talks all about the world of plankton, from what they are to where they live and why they are so amazing. Erich's passion for plankton has led to the release of his spectacular new book Planktonia. The book delves into even more detail and is punctuated by a series of incredible plankton images!

    Check out Erich's new book Planktonia on his website
    https://erichhoyt.com/books/planktonia/
    Grab a copy in Australia by visiting
    https://www.booktopia.com.au/planktonia-erich-hoyt/book/9780228103837.html
    Grab a copy in other parts of the world by visiting
    https://www.bookdepository.com/Planktonia-Erich-Hoyt/9780228103837?ref=grid-view&qid=1669014651355&sr=1-7

    Check out Dan Musil (our theme composer)
    https://danmusilmusic.com/
    or
    https://www.facebook.com/dan.musil.music

    Check out Matt Testoni's photography on Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/matt_testoni_photography/
    or at
    https://www.mtunderwatermedia.com

    Visit the Seacreatures Podcast Patreon to support our show
    https://www.patreon.com/seacreaturespodcast
    and our Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/seacreatures_podcast/  
    Support the show

    • 39 min
    Episode 35: Little Penguins with Natalia Lucano

    Episode 35: Little Penguins with Natalia Lucano

    Learn all about the world of Little Penguins with wildlife and penguin guide Natalia Lucano. Learn about how these ocean based birds live their lives and how interesting and amazing they are.  From burrowing in the wrong places to how their love life can be anything but simple.

    To visit or learn more about the Little Penguin
    check out
    https://bichenopenguintours.com.au/
    https://www.facebook.com/BurniePenguinObservationCentre/
    https://www.penguins.org.au/
    https://www.penguintourstasmania.com.au/

    Check out Dan Musil (our theme composer)
    https://danmusilmusic.com/
    or
    https://www.facebook.com/dan.musil.music

    Check out Matt Testoni's photography on Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/matt_testoni_photography/
    or at
    https://www.mtunderwatermedia.com

    Visit the Seacreatures Podcast Patreon to support our show
    https://www.patreon.com/seacreaturespodcast
    and our Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/seacreatures_podcast/  
    Support the show

    • 24 min
    Episode 34: Octopus with Warren Carlyle

    Episode 34: Octopus with Warren Carlyle

    Join Matt as he chats all about octopus to the founder of Octonation Warren Carlyle. Warren shares a myriad of facts about Octopus and why the octopus is so special to him. He is passionate not only about sharing Octopus research but also about sharing Octopus stories and interactions.
    If you have ever wanted to know as much as you can about Octopus in a chilled out and accessible manner then this is the episode for you.

    Visit Octonation and learn ever more about Octopus with the following links
    https://octonation.com/
    https://www.instagram.com/octonation
    https://www.facebook.com/TheOctoNation

    Check out Dan Musil (our theme composer)
    https://danmusilmusic.com/
    or
    https://www.facebook.com/dan.musil.music

    Check out Matt Testoni's photography on Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/matt_testoni_photography/
    or at
    https://www.mtunderwatermedia.com

    Visit the Seacreatures Podcast Patreon to support our show
    https://www.patreon.com/seacreaturespodcast
    and our Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/seacreatures_podcast/  
    Support the show

    • 34 min
    Episode 33: Shellfish and Shellfish Reefs with Simon Branigan

    Episode 33: Shellfish and Shellfish Reefs with Simon Branigan

    In this episode of the podcast Matt chats to marine biologist and restoration ecologist Simon Branigan all about Shellfish. Simon and Matt discuss how shellfish reefs have largely disappeared in temperate Australia and how Simon along with the nature conservancy is working to restore these incredibly important habitats.

    Learn more about Shellfish Restoration and the Nature Conservancy
    on their webpage
    https://www.natureaustralia.org.au/what-we-do/our-priorities/oceans/ocean-stories/restoring-shellfish-reefs/
    and learn about Reef Builder and new Shellfish Reefs
    by visiting
    https://nrmsouth.org.au/reef-builder/

    Check out Dan Musil (our theme composer)
    https://danmusilmusic.com/
    or
    https://www.facebook.com/dan.musil.music

    Check out Matt Testoni's photography on Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/matt_testoni_photography/
    or at
    https://www.mtunderwatermedia.com

    Visit the Seacreatures Podcast Patreon to support our show
    https://www.patreon.com/seacreaturespodcast
    and our Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/seacreatures_podcast/  
    Support the show

    • 32 min
    Episode 32: Green Sea Turtles with Liam Turner

    Episode 32: Green Sea Turtles with Liam Turner

    In this episode of the podcast Matt chats to marine biologist and Lady Elliot Island guide Liam Turner all about sea turtles. Liam shares handy tips for identifying different turtle species along with more detailed information on the life of a Green Sea Turtle.

    To learn more about Lady Elliot Island check out their website
    https://ladyelliot.com.au/
    or Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/ladyelliotislandecoresort/

    Check out Dan Musil (our theme composer)
    https://danmusilmusic.com/
    or
    https://www.facebook.com/dan.musil.music

    Check out Matt Testoni's photography on Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/matt_testoni_photography/
    or at
    https://www.mtunderwatermedia.com

    Visit the Seacreatures Podcast Patreon to support our show
    https://www.patreon.com/seacreaturespodcast
    and our Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/seacreatures_podcast/  
    Support the show

    • 31 min
    Episode 31: Polar Bears with Drew Hamilton

    Episode 31: Polar Bears with Drew Hamilton

    In this episode of the Seacreatures Podcast Matt chats to Polar Bear guide Drew Hamilton all about, you guessed it, Polar Bears. Drew talks about what its like seeing these animals along with some of their amazing behaviours, plus a whole bunch more.

    Check out Drew's photography on Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/drewhh
    or his website
    https://www.drewhh.com/

    Check out Dan Musil (our theme composer)
    https://danmusilmusic.com/
    or
    https://www.facebook.com/dan.musil.music

    Check out Matt Testoni's photography on Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/matt_testoni_photography/
    or at
    https://www.mtunderwatermedia.com

    Visit the Seacreatures Podcast Patreon to support our show
    https://www.patreon.com/seacreaturespodcast
    and our Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/seacreatures_podcast/  
    Support the show

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

kadenewell ,

Very enjoyable!

Such a wonderful, relaxed and informative podcast. Love learning about the local sea creatures and hearing from the experts. Matt has such a chill way of chatting to the guests that makes for such easy listening. Such a unique and great podcast!

ficlarke ,

For anyone keen on the ocean!

If you want to learn more about what lives in the sea, or just wants to be entertained by Matt’s enthusiasm for all creatures and his guests, then this is the podcast for you! A great listen, and really informative too.

Katy_Jane_Sydney ,

For divers and those curious about sea creatures

I have loved learning more about the different creatures we come across diving. The podcast is an easy to listen to conversation style, with Matt clearly enjoying listening and learning new details from the guests. Highly recommended.

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