Nudibranchs - Sunshine Coast etc. / 3487b
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21/08/04
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Mexichromis macropus Rudman, 1983
Location: Castle Rock, Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba, Queensland Australia
Size: 17 mm

Depth: 18 m
Temperature: 19 C
ORDER: NUDIBRANCHIA
FAMILY: Chromodorididae
purple yellow

Photograph by Gary Cobb - Copyright 2003-2017

Below: A pale white specimen found at Lost Fin Reef 02-03-2012



Pustules on the mantle are as tall as the gill and when disturbed it contracts
its pustules into low cones about one thrid the height of the gills. Compare the photographs below.


6 animals were found on the HMAS Brisbane wreck



4688a




This is the second we found at Hanging Rock