Nudibranchs - Sunshine Coast etc. / 6020c
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07/08/05
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2320aa

Platydoris formosa (Alder & Hancock, 1864)
Location: Trench, Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Queensland Australia
Size: 70 mm
Depth: 14 m
Temperature: 18 C

ORDER: NUDIBRANCHIA
FAMILY: Discodorididae

red brown

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

Below 2 photos: another animal found at Northwest Reef Old Woman Island 28-11-11









Latest aniaml found at Shellacey Reef under an old coral head 88mm



Above: Ventral view



Above: Close-up of gills



Above: Area between foot and mantle showing dark specs



Above: Showing dark specs on foot soul



Below: 2nd found under a rock at Bornella Reef Old Woman Island QLD. 115 mm 19-07-10

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Above and below: First animal found.

2347a