Nudibranchs - Sunshine Coast etc. / 2018b
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17/07/04
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0754b

Platydoris cruenta (Quoy & Gaimard, 1832)
Location: Fairyland, Mooloolaba,
Sunshine Coast, Queensland Australia

Size: 110 mm
Depth: 16 m found under dead coral head
Temperature: 19 C

ORDER: NUDIBRANCHIA
FAMILY:
Discodorididae
brown red blotches fine lines

cruenta means 'blood spattered'
Photographs by Gary Cobb - Copyright 2003-2017


dorsal view


ventral view

Close-up of stout rhinophore and raised rhinophoral pocket