Nudibranchs - Sunshine Coast etc. / 1671b
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13/07/04
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0754b

Polybranchia orientalis (Kelaart, 1858)
Location: Alexandra Headland, Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Queensland Australia
Size: 25-54 mm
Depth: Intertidal found under rock
Temperature: 19 C

ORDER: SACOGLOSSA
FAMILY: Caliphyllidae

yellow green

Photographs by Gary Cobb - Copyright 2003-2017

Above and below: Animal found with egg mass at Flinders Reef Moreton Island
from under an old coral head in 15m of water



Intertidal area Alexandra Headland Mooloolaba Queensland Australia




above: Ventral view





Closeup of one cast off ceras. This species casts off cerata extremely easy!