Telishia Laegel

Lead Aquarist - Darwin


What energises you at work?
When all my critters are happy and healthy as a result of my hard work.

What’s the biggest misconception people have about your job?
That working with water is a clean job.

What would we most likely find you doing on the weekend?
Doing something creative or going for a hike and harassing terrestrial creatures.

If you were a crayon, what colour would you be?
Wild Strawberry.

Favourite coral and why?
My favourite changes on a daily basis, but it is usually the corals giving me the least trouble.

What do you love about the job?
Getting to learn something new all the time, and getting to use my scientific and creative sides every day.

If you could have any one superpower, which would you choose?
To control time.

The team

Daniel Kimberley

Founding Director

Brooke Kimberley

Business Manager

Tim Green

Skipper 'MV San Pasquale II'

Shane Sweeney

Sales - Cairns

Geryn Daniels

Lead Packer - Cairns

Jess Huie

Aquarist - Bundaberg

Lawrie Milnes

Shipment Coordinator

Rob Lanceley

Customer Experience and Marketing Coordinator

Zoe Collishaw

Lead Aquarist - Bundaberg

Cadel Squire

Facility/Fleet Manager

Adam Andrews

Skipper 'MV Chartreuse'

Tina Petueli

Administration Officer

Brenden Green

Sales - Bundaberg

Matthew Buwalda

Lead Packer - Bundaberg

Alison Ulcoq

Finance Officer

Andy McPherson


Reece Fearnside


Luke Hodge

Skipper 'MV Tunamoon'

Hayley Holzheimer

Propogation Aquarist - Bundaberg

Juno Siu

Aquarist - Bundaberg

Tommy Lee-Grill


Nick Young

Lead Aquarist - Cairns

Anthony Carboni

Head Diver

Dr Jonathan Barton

Lead Aquarist - Aquaculture Program

Sophie Dyer

Facility Manager - Darwin

Luke Browning

Maintenance Officer - Cairns
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