|Lord Howe Island lagoon. Pacific Ocean, 750km ENE from Sydney. Small waves breaking on coral reef in background. 14 March 2008.
Marine Park patrol vessel, used for compliance patrols, research, and search and rescue operations. The park complements the island group's status as a World Heritage site. Its primary objective is to protect marine biodiversity. (Added 19Mar08)
Weight 2.5 tonnes, 23 degrees dead-rise, draught 430mm, self draining deck, enclosed cabin, surrounded by 550mm heavy duty pontoon collar. Tursiops Truncata is a species of bottlenose dolphin.