Nudibranchs - Sunshine Coast etc. / 8351b
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Phyllidia coelestis  Bergh, 1905
Location: Hanging Rock, Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba, Queensland, Australia
Size: 40 mm
Depth: 16 m
Temperature: 22 C
FAMILY: Phyllidiidae
blue black yellow
New record for southern Queensland
Photograph by Gary Cobb - Copyright 2003-2023

Note: P. coelestis has an anus that is visible from the top near the back of the mantle (small black speck in blue on right side)
where as a similar looking P. picta has a ventral anus and is not visible from the top