Nudibranchs - Sunshine Coast etc. / 8742d
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Colpodaspis thompsoni  Brown, 1979
Location: Hanging Rock, Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba, Queensland Australia
Size: 5 mm
Depth: 16 m
Temperature: 22 C

FAMILY: Colpodaspididae

black white yellow

New Record for southern Queensland
Photographs by Gary Cobb and David Mullins - Copyright 2003-2023

Below: Fourth animal 3mm found at Clown Reef 10-07-2011

Second and third animals found at Old Woman Island 27-04-08


A. tail is divided longitudinally into two parts. A totally unique situation found in Colpodaspis and nothing elsel
B. gills and below the gills is the elongate exhalent siphon

The shell of the animal visible when the mantle is moved away