Nudibranchs - Sunshine Coast etc. / umbrac
All photos copyright ©2003-2017 David Mullins, Gary Cobb
03-09-10
Gary Cobb 0416 048 100
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Umbraculum umbraculum (Lightfoot, 1786)
Location: Nudi Retreat, Currimundi, Sunshine Coast, Australia
Size: 250 mm
Depth: 16 m
Temperature: 20 C

ORDER: UMBRACULIDA
FAMILY: Umbraculidae

orange white

Photograph by Gary Cobb, Terry Farr, David Mullins - Copyright 2003-2017

Below: Laying eggs







Above: Photo by Lyndon Pt. Arkwright Shoal in July 2010

Below: Photo by Julie of Terry observing mating pair





Above and below: after we found the first one on the 3rd of Sept 2010 we went back to the same spot 4 days later and found two!
A mating pair.












Above: The animals mate face to face, the penis is is under the eye spots.













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