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Unidentia sp. 6

Location: La Balsa Park, Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia
Size: 18 mm
Depth: 5 m
Temperature: 27 C

FAMILY: Unidentiidae
black blue white
Photographs by David Mullins and Terry Farr - Copyright 2003-2022

Unidentia sp. 6: Cerata are translucent with a jagged appearance to the digestive diverticula that
do not fill the ceras. The surface of the distal half of the cerata have patchy white markings, a deep purple
slash sub-apically on the medial surface and a translucent white tip. The rhinophores appear to be golden coloured
with translucent white tips. (In the fullness of time it might be shown that these differences are but
intraspecific variations. We elect to separate them at this time so we do not lose track of those differences.)