Nudibranchs - Sunshine Coast etc. / DSC07339
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09/09/2017
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Marionia sp. 3
Location: Old Woman Island, Mudjimba, Sunshine Coast, Australia
Size: 150 mm
Depth: 10 m
Temperature: 21  C

ORDER: NUDIBRANCHIA
FAMILY:
Tritoniidae

white


Photographs by Gary Cobb - Copyright 2003-2017

Our 714th species!
Comments: The notum is similar to the recent small Marionia sp. 2 but the velar processes and the secondary gills are different.

The photo above shows the animal giving off a milky secretion for defensive purposes after being disturbed