Nudibranchs - Sunshine Coast etc. / 0418f
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20/09/08
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Flabellina exoptata Gosliner & Willan, 1991
Location: Old Woman Island, Mudjimba, Queensland, Australia
Size: 35 mm
Depth: 14 m
Temperature: 18 C
ORDER: NUDIBRANCHIA
FAMILY: Flabellinidae
pink purple orange white
Photographs by Gary Cobb and David Mullins - Copyright 2003-2017









Above and Below: 2 animals were found at C-Spot Caloundra one with egg mass 08-05-2011










NOTE: After 2 weeks in captivity, the animals rhinophores have lost the orange colouration as well as lamellae













NOTE. the curled rhinophores after one week in captivity and lamellae getting smaller