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The World About Us

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A Bay in the Balance
Balmain bugs, gummy sharks, sea pens and ghost shrimps - all part of the network of life that makes Australia's Westernport Bay a focus of attention for the world's marine scientists. The bay, only a stone's throw from Melbourne, is a playground for that city. It is also a commercial fishing port and is a potentially valuable industrial port. Such use has killed other bays, but Westernport is alive and relatively well. Now, for the first time, there is a major scientific effort to find out how this network functions before planning its future.
Narrator/producer BARRY PAINE
Specialist photography OXFORD SCIENTIFIC FILMS Film editor JIM CRYAN
Executive producer ROBERT HORNE Series editors CHRISTOPHER PARSONS and ANTHONY ISAACS (Bristol)
Produced in association with the ABC

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Producer: Robert Horne
Editors: Christopher Parsons
Editors: Anthony Isaacs

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