The help of East Coast rock lobster, mussel, oyster, mud crab and mollusc / general bait permit-holders are urgently required. The Oceanographic Research Institute conducts quarterly surveys of lobster, mussel, oyster and general bait collection in KZN to improve management of these fisheries. If you hold any of these permits, please complete the survey at . The current survey investigates harvesting during April and June 2012. All survey participants will be entered into a lucky draw taking place in January 2013. The following prizes can be won:

First prize: Two uShaka Platinum Passes and free entry into Sea World and Wet and Wild for a whole year Second prize: Sea World Meet a Dolphin experience for two people Third prize: A choice of one Island adventure experience (Xpanda Shark dive, Ocean Walker and Avis Snorkel Lagoon (subject to availability) for two people at Sea World Four consolation prizes: Two Sea World / Wet and Wild combo tickets
The prize draw will be on 14 January 2013 at the Oceanographic Research Institute and winners will be contacted by phone before 31 January 2013. To qualify for the prizes you must have an East Coast rock lobster, mud crab, mussel, oyster or mollusc / general bait permit and complete in full the survey about your harvesting activities from April to June 2012. Complete the survey at The questionnaire should take no longer than five minutes. Please complete the survey even if you caught nothing as this information is important. You may only complete the questionnaire once per survey, but are allowed to participate in all of the 2012 surveys (in January, April, July and October 2012) and improve your chance of winning a prize. Please fill in your personal details in full and provide a phone number where you can be contacted between 14-31 January 2013 during office hours.

Thank you very much for your help.