Nudibranchs - Sunshine Coast etc. / 9482b
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Favorinus japonicus Baba, 1949
Location: Old Woman Island, Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Queensland Australia
Size: 8-18 mm
Depth: 6 m
Temperature: 22 C

FAMILY: Facelinidae

orange white

2 were found under an old coral head
Photograph by Gary Cobb - Copyright 2003-2021

25 mm animal found intertidal Caloundra boat ramp form under rock

Note the orange egg mass to the left of the animal...there is another one in the
centre of it. This is what they were eating and the reason they are orange.

above Juvenile

above F. japonicus egg mass, eggs take 3 days to hatch

above F. japonicus found intertidal Caloundra