About the Guide
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Photographs: Scott Gray, Marc Ainsworth, Mark Gibson, Friends of Beware Reef, CRIMP, CSIRO Marine Research, T. Bogue
Illustrations: NSW Fisheries
Front cover: Millie fishing with her dad, Adam Bosley, at Lake Eildon
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