Nudibranchs - Sunshine Coast etc. / 2159dav
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08/12/07
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Aegires citrinus  (Bergh, 1875)
Location: Shellacey Reef, Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba, Queensland Australia
Size:
70 mm
Depth: 18 m
Temperature: 21 C
ORDER: NUDIBRANCHIA
FAMILY: Aegiridae

yellow

Photograph by David Mullins and Gary Cobb - Copyright 2003-2017

Below: 2 more juveniles found at Shellacey Reef East 12-02-2012







Below: A second white animal found at Flinders Reef west side - 12mm





Below: A very rare find! A 10mm albino juvenile (black tipped rhinophores) found at Wobby Rocks.















Egg mass (notice the Tambja victoriae to the left)



Aegires citrinus and Aegires gardineri sharing the same sponge food source







Above: adult feeding. Below: very juvenile feeding about 5mm








Juveniles have black tipped rhinophores