Nudibranchs - Sunshine Coast etc. / 5790b
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05/10/04
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2320aa

Godiva quadricolor (Barnard, 1927)
Location: Pumicestone Passage mouth, Caloundra, Sunshine Coast, Queensland Australia
Size: 34-58 mm
Depth: 6 m
Temperature: 22 C
ORDER: NUDIBRANCHIA
FAMILY: Facelinidae
pink orange blue
New Record for eastern Australia
Photographs by Gary Cobb and David Mullins - Copyright 2003-2018

NOTE: 08/08/2018 These specimens were found in the Pumicestone Passage and on Currimundi Reef.
They have a somewhat different appearance to those more recently found in the Mooloolah River that have been DNA sequenced
and shown to be not Godiva quadricolor hence their name Godiva sp. 2. It may eventually be shown that those on this page are also not
Godiva quadricolor but we leave them here as such until proven otherwise.


Below: a 20 mm long animal found off Caloundra at c-Spot 3





Below: the first animal found on the reef outside the passageway. 18-09-2011 Nudi Retreat












Godiva quadricolor as found on the sand in 4 knot current!
2347a






Eating Lomanotus veriformis




Rhinophores


Laying egg mass - eggs take 4 days to hatch


Egg mass